Fitness is of prime importance in every stage of life. You have to be healthy, wealthy and wise to enjoy life to the fullest, but what if you’re not all that wealthy? Post-natal fitness is extremely important but a lot of hurdles often stand in the way of your fitness mission. First you don’t feel like detaching yourself from your newborn, then comes baby sitting charges, expensive gym memberships and clingy baby problems. New mums have decided to get creative in their fitness routines in a way that involves both mum and baby without distance. Routines are getting increasingly creative when it comes to devising exercise programmes that use babies as would-be dumbbells and their buggies as the perfect prop for resistance training. Brazilian beauty Gisele posted an image recently of herself holding her son Benjamin aloft as she performed a yoga pose. This is quickly becoming quite the rage as new and fit moms are taking to Instagram as the Fit Moms of Instagram, who post images and videos of themselves working out with their babies.
A lot of mothers are taking to this new trend using prams, buggies to run uphill, peek-a-boo games to squat and hide and many such interesting ideas that wont make either feel like their losing out. In the UK, Surrey-based BusyLizzy specialises in post-natal fitness classes offering everything from pilates to dance aerobics and bootcamps using kids as props.
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