Workout Tips for Busy Moms and Dads
- Fit exercise into small chunks of time.
- Combine chores and exercise.
- Join in during play time.
- Try a gym that has child care.
- Trade off workout times with your partner or a friend.
- Use "down time" to multi-task.
- Exercise as a family.
How do you fit exercise into a busy schedule with kids?
Here are nine ways to keep your workouts in the rotation, no matter how busy you are.
- Embrace the run commute.
- Keep your workout clothes handy at all times.
- Run your errands.
- Schedule your workouts like you schedule your meetings.
- Sweat while your kids are sweating.
- Get up even earlier.
- Join the most convenient gym possible.
How do busy moms find time to workout?
The Busy Parent's Exercise Schedule
- Exercise at the Office.
- Make Kids Your Workout Buddies.
- Find a Squad for Motivation.
- Get Up Early.
- Write Fitness Into the Rules of Your Life.
How do you exercise around shift work?
- Make a plan! Schedule your sessions into your calendar for the entire week so you know exactly when they will be.
- Work WITH your shifts. Book in your workout consistently directly before or after your shift so you don't have to think about it.
- Try some home workouts!
- Make use of your days off.
How to exercise when you work 9 to 5?
Here are a couple of methods how to exercise at work without trying too much:
- Take walking breaks. Switch riding the elevator to taking the stairs.
- Challenge your colleagues. Chances are you're not the only one looking for an opportunity to add a little movement to the daily routine.
- Sit on a fitness ball.
When should nurses exercise during night shift?
If exercise gives you energy: If you have multiple 12 hour night shifts, try exercising right before work on the first day. Then, take the second and third days as rest days.