5 Best Early Morning Exercises For Busy Moms

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Being a mother is the best feeling and motherhood is the best journey a woman experiences. The birth of a baby brings a lot of responsibilities to the mother and in taking care of the baby; it is usually observed that mothers forget to take care of themselves. For all the mothers, it is important to note that exercising is very important in losing baby fat and gaining stamina for the whole day.

Various studies have been conducted and it is concluded that working out in the morning before breakfast helps in burning fat more effectively and efficiently. For some mothers it is very hectic to go to the gym in the morning due to the busy schedule and therefore, we have listed down a list of exercises which will take very little time but will keep you in shape and energetic. All you need to do is practice them early in the morning. So, let us take a look at them:

Stretching
Stretching the whole body at the very first stage helps in the opening of joints and getting blood pumped into every organ of the body. You can perform stretching in the sets of 10-12 reps and then take some break in between and then again following the same procedure.

Hollow Body Hold
Another stretching exercise is getting the face-up and arms by sides and legs extended in the straight position. You must keep the lower back pressed towards the floor while exercising. The legs should be straight off the floor.

Single-Leg Bridge
In this exercise, the face should be lined-up and knees should be bent with a shoulder wide apart. Knees should be kept in line. Bend yourself slowly and then repeat the procedure.

Squats
Squats are the best in-home exercise. To do this exercise, stand straight with feet wider than hips that are stacked over knees and knees over the ankles. The chest should be kept lifted and as lower to the angle of 90 degrees. To balance the body you can lift the arms out in front.

Planks
One of the very common exercises is Planks and at one time of life we all must have done it at least once. Planks are the best exercise for losing belly fat. They also help to firm the muscles around the abdomen area. To do planks, keep your hands under the shoulders keeping your shoulders exactly in-line with the hips. Stay in the plank position for 20-30 seconds and increase the time by every passing day.

You can also do some knee taps along with the planks. For this, you need to draw your right knee towards the chest and lift your left hand to tap the right knee. Similarly, do the same with the other side by reversing the positions of the knee and hand. Continue the alterations as soon as possible for getting faster results.

These are very simple, easy and quick exercises to be a part of your daily routine to keep you healthy and fit. So mommies pull up your socks and keep exercising on a daily basis!!

Author: Cherry Katoch

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