How New Moms Can Make Time for Fitness

The first year after you have a baby is a whirlwind.

Teething, eating, talking, walking…the changes your baby goes through are nothing short of mind-blowing. You’ll find those early days are consumed with sticking to a schedule, feeding, diapering and embracing your new life as Mom—and exercise quickly falls to the bottom of the list.

But remember those pre-flight safety instructions: Put your own oxygen mask on before helping others. These five tips will help you take care of yourself, so you can better take care of your baby.

Note: Remember to get clearance from your doctor before beginning any exercise program.

About the Author

Angela Bekkala

Angela Bekkala is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and RRCA Running Coach. With a background in exercise science and over 15 years of experience in the industry, she is well versed in movement. She is the author behind the popular healthy living blog, Happy Fit Mama, that focuses on running, yoga, fitness and sharing nutritious recipes for the whole family.
Angela Bekkala is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and RRCA Running Coach. With a background in exercise science and over 15 years of experience in the industry, she is well versed in movement. She is the author behind the popular healthy living blog, Happy Fit Mama, that focuses on running, yoga, fitness and sharing nutritious recipes for the whole family.

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