Time to play catch

As parents, sometimes it feels like we are trying to catch up all the time. There are days that, no matter, how hard I try, I am still one step behind my daughter. More than often, I find myself trying to decide, if I should work out, cook dinner, or just spend quality time with … Continue reading Time to play catch

Staircase toe taps

I believe, making time to work out is the main reason that prevents most people from starting a routine. If time is what's keeping you from working out, there are a few simple moves that you can do right at the comfort of your home and without the need of any equipment. One of those … Continue reading Staircase toe taps

Plank rotations with a preschooler or a toddler

A plank is a basic move that sometimes looks too easy to be beneficial, but the reality is, even though getting into the plank might be easy, but holding a plank can be very difficult because it requires strength and endurance in your abs and back.  The plank is best recognized for its role in core conditioning, but … Continue reading Plank rotations with a preschooler or a toddler

Single leg dip with a toddler- get rid of Jiggles

Get rid of jiggly arms and legs all in one exercise. The single-leg dip is a more difficult variation to the standard dip. Using only one leg for support increases the resistance placed on the upper body during the movement. The movement specifically targets the chest, shoulders and triceps. It also targets your core, since … Continue reading Single leg dip with a toddler- get rid of Jiggles

How to do wall sits with a toddler

Wall sit is a great exercise to strengthen your quadriceps.  The good thing about this exercise is that it requires minimal space and equipment. All you need is a wall, your body and gravity. This exercise, will also help to strengthen your core specially when doing the advanced version because you have to keep your … Continue reading How to do wall sits with a toddler

Glute firming exercise/ donkey kicks

Donkey kick is a great exercise for getting a round and firm booty. It is as effective in firming up your glutes as traditional lunges.  I have added a crunch in between as well to get extra ab work. You can do basic or move to an advanced version and they are both as effective. The … Continue reading Glute firming exercise/ donkey kicks

Core rotations with a toddler (No equipment needed)

The good thing being a mom, you don't need any special equipment for working out. You can turn play time into workout time very easily. You just need to be creative, and I can help with that. For this weeks post I am going to share with you, how to do a Core rotation, using … Continue reading Core rotations with a toddler (No equipment needed)

Lower Ab and inner thigh workout to enjoy with your toddler

Scissor kicks are a good workout for lower Abs and inner thighs. Here is how it is generally done: Lay flat on your back with hands on your side and legs extended Press your lower back firmly into the mat and slightly tuck your pelvis. Draw your belly button in toward your spine. Maintain this position … Continue reading Lower Ab and inner thigh workout to enjoy with your toddler

Tricep sit throughs

Triceps sit through will work two of the beautiful muscles in your body at the same time, all while you are having fun with your toddler. In this exercise you move from Glute bridge, which works your glutes to sitting backward, which will work your triceps. Here is how it is done:   Start in a … Continue reading Tricep sit throughs

Perfect Ab workout

Today my daughter and I could not come to agreement on what fun activity we should do together. She wanted to ride on her tricycle and I wanted to do Core exercise, so here is what we came out with, a perfect Ab workout, "Tricycle crunches". These crunches will work all your core muscle, including the transverse … Continue reading Perfect Ab workout