A family that works out together stays fit together and our family agrees wholeheartedly. Hubby and I believe in being who we want our children to become so we make an effort to set an example of what healthy whole looks like.
Before we had kids, Hubby and I used to workout together all the time. They say a baby changes everything and they are so right. We miss working out together so we decided to use our family time as a workout time whenever we can.
We are doing our best to make exercising together a priority and our girls love it. Living in the Northeast doesn’t give us much chance to do a lot of outdoor activities. However, Hubby and I try to be creative to maximize our outside time.
The plan was to stay home and get some work done this particular Track Clinic but Hubby encouraged me to to come out at the track and run. I decided to take him on the offer to spend some time with our toddler while I work out and the oldest two were enjoying Track Clinic.
I jogged that day and did some tire workout. Tire workout is no joke but a wonderful tool for core workout, like push ups and triceps workout. I finished my workout that day with a 1 minute plank and felt so good.
One thing I realize with exercising in general is the consistency. I know as moms it can be difficult to prioritize because of the mommy demands. However, we cannot give out of an empty tank so let’s take make ourselves a priority and take care of us. Our whole family will benefit tremendously.
I am glad I chose family workout time over work that day because we all felt so good leaving the track that day. As much as possible, maximizing our outdoor time while we have some warm days is our priority because a family that works out together stays fit together!