New Orleans Home Fitness Ideas For Moms

July 04, 2009

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Quick and Simple New Orleans Home Fitness Ideas For Moms

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If you are one of these individuals who cannot easily find time to stick to a proper fitness routine, you can still workout even without employing any fitness equipment.

Here are some quick and simple ideas how to keep that body healthy and fit all year round.

One of the setbacks when you workout at home using exercise equipment is the difficulty to schedule a proper and regular fitness routine in New Orleans . This is particularly true to work or stay at home moms in New Orleans who have to juggle their time between doing home chores, taking care of the kids and the spouse, and running errands. Sometimes, the extra-curricular activities add to the tightness of schedule that all these occupations leave the home fitness equipment just lying and collecting dust at one corner of the home.

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Work and Exercise with your Kids
A lot of times the excuse of have no free time from your children can cause difficulties with exercising.
If you have kids and a baby, take this as an advantage rather than a disadvantage to your workout routine. Put your baby in his pushchair and together with the other kids, have a little trip at the park or just around the block. Brisk walking is a good cardio exercise, which keeps you feeling refreshed and relaxed afterwards. Plus, it is good for the kids too.

Also, you can get everybody moving by tidying the kitchen, the living room, and the bedrooms at least for five minutes daily. Have fun by setting a timer, putting music on, and get everybody, including you, picking up the clatters, books, toys, clothes, shoes, and so on and so forth. It is good as little cardio exercise for you and your kids. There are many things you can do with your kids that will keep you up and running. And in the process, you keep your physical aspect fit and healthy with those little physical exercises.

If the kids go to school, you can use this again to keep your New Orleans fitness routine by walking them to and fro.
Besides exercising, you are spending quality time with them. Plus, you make them feel great and in excellent mood before entering the school.
Never use the car for this spoils your goal of keeping fitness routine. Unless, of course, if the school has a long distance. In this case,
what you can do is to park the car a little far and walk the rest of the distance.

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Use your Alone Time to your Advantage

When you are alone at home, make your list of 5-minute activities which will keep you occupied and exerting physical effort. It can be as simple as climbing the stairs up and down, stretching, running to and fro the house, gardening, watering the plants, laundering the clothes, washing the dishes, and a lot, lot more activities to make at Home New Orleans Fitness routine. You can go to the park and just walk around and catch fresh air. There are endless activities you can do. The good thing is it does not only achieve your goal of burning calories daily but it allows you to accomplish the household chores at the same time.

Plus, you must bear in mind that eating healthy foods is the key to completing your goal of keeping fit and healthy. Be sure that the food is both good for you and your kids too, It’s hard to stay strick on a clean diet when you have too much junk food and snacks laying around for your kids eat.

Of course, you need to take rest as well. It will help a lot if you get a good amount of sleep hours so your body and mind are refreshed daily.

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July 6, 2009

Lanay Stockstill @ 10:28 am

While I’m not a mom, I do value the importance of making the most out of home chores. Thanks for the tips, Jonas!

July 8, 2009

Jonas @ 9:43 am

Your welcome! Vacuuming and sweeping can be a really can also be really good workout!

July 24, 2009

misty @ 8:57 am

I fold all my clothes on the weekend so I line my baskets up by the bed and do a full squat to pick up each article of clothing, fold it, place on bed, repeat. Last Saturday I folded 4 baskets of laundry which made for a sore butt on Sunday. Also, I sometimes do lunges while vacuuming.

July 25, 2009

Jonas @ 6:37 pm

Misty, Thats Great the way you incorporate your cleaning into a workout, keep up the good work!

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