Ok. So I’ve seen many similar articles on getting “in-shape” bouncing around the web and I’ve noticed two major things. 1.) They aren’t always very realistic, especially for beginners. 2.) They are always paired up with a photo of some super tiny, half starved, photo shopped “babe” in her sweet nothings. Blah! Give me a break! I’m a REAL woman and I’m not afraid to know it!
As busy moms we have so much on the go and we can all relate to feeling too tired to do one more thing during our day! So here’s what I’ve done. I took a mash up of step by step, too intense to get your started, “do-this-and-you’ll-be-perfect” methods, and made it more realistic. This may not be a huge challenge for some of you, and it may be quite hard for others, but we all need to start somewhere, right?
And don’t you DARE feel guilty for not being able to do it all right away. Building muscle and strength takes time, and effort! Do what you can, when you can. If that means breaking the days tasks up into 3 separate times then do so! Even if you have to lock yourself in the bathroom to get some privacy then thats what you can do! How can you tell I have 5 little ones running around? ;) Continue reading