So your bundle of joy has been home for a couple of months (or a few years) and you both have settled into a routine. Now what to do about this post-baby body? You are lifting and carrying more than ever but your arms still don’t have the same tone that they used to have! Start the Daily Mom post-baby arm & shoulder toning exercises and your arms will be as buff as Madonna’s in no time! Below you will find some of the most effective exercises for arm strengthening. If your whole body needs a tune-up, keep an eye out for the Daily Mom fitness challenge coming soon!
There are a number of reasons that our bodies look and feel different after pregnancy – the weight gain, hormone fluctuation, fluid retention. We tend to focus on the weight gain, but there is another culprit to the after baby bulge that you may not have heard of. It’s not fixed by jogging, crunches or fad diets. So what is it?
Do you ever spend time flipping through photos of your pre-baby body, wishing you could return to the days of having an actual waistline? Or maybe you wish you could feel more fit, more comfortable in your own skin, but you just haven’t found a workout that you enjoy. Well, there’s a ballet-inspired fitness trend sweeping the nation with promises of sculpted thighs and lifted rears. Let’s take a look at some of the premiere ballet barre workouts that may be just what you need to get your pre-baby body back.
Yoga is a popular exercise for plenty of adults, but did you know it could be beneficial for your children as well? The advantages of what yoga can do for your children might surprise you.
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ave you ever noticed that what is the perfect outfit for one fitness activity may not be suitable for another? Just as you wouldn’t wear a ball gown on a basketball court, you also want to wear the right activewear for various athletic activities. Daily Mom is here to give you a breakdown on the best activewear for your workout!
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ou were a fitness guru, yoga body-pretzel, or maybe just the occasional treadmill jogger before pregnancy but ever since that positive pregnancy test you are at a loss. What level of fitness is safe for you during pregnancy? What exercises and classes are safe for you and for your baby? Fret no longer, we have 9 exercises for you that are pregnancy-safe!
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Have you ever wondered about those races that involve crawling under barbed wire, climbing 12 foot walls, and hurdling fire? While you may see these rigorous obstacle races as an inconceivable challenge you may find that they are actually very doable!
These obstacle races are usually 5K courses, meaning that they are 3.1 miles long and are broken up by various obstacles such as water slides, splashing through a creek, jumping through tires or climbing a rock wall. They certainly aren’t your average road race, but you might find that obstacle races are fun and anyone can get involved!
To begin each workout, you choose from strength training or yoga stretching workouts. My favorite part about this app is that you pick a workout based on how much time you have to exercise. Then, anything from a quick 5 minute workout to an intense 60 minute session begins.