Being a mother, especially a full time mother, means that your time is now only half yours and half your child and husband, or in worst cases, all theirs alone. A Mom’s life can be very stressful and could also take a toll in their health and their shape.
However, being a mother of a child or two or more does not mean you also have to look like one. You can be a mom but still look like someone who is still single and childless.
During pregnancy, you might probably eat a lot, therefore gaining a lot of weight also in the process. You will feel pretty much bloated, adding to the fact that your belly is continuously growing. After pregnancy, you might still probably feel the same. This can be quite frustrating and depressing at the same time. Others however, have miraculously manage to get back to their previous state or make their body still in that previous state when they were still not pregnant. How do they do this? Here are some secrets of stay at home who were able to keep themselves stay in gorgeous shape.
If you are a stay at home mom and has someone at your house who does the houseworks for you, then, getting bigger is the most probable thing that would happen, that is you are too lazy to move. The key is to keep moving, Do some chores if you do not want to spend a dime in buying an expensive exercise equipment. Allot time each day to do some quality work out at home. Buy or download some instructional videos on the internet and you will have an instant yoga or zumba class at home.
You can track your changes. This better be positive or improvements because if they are not, it would be just depressing. Actually, it would depend on how much optimistic you are. This could inspire you to strive harder or you will lose your spirits. However, if results are negative, instead of giving up, ask yourself. What did you do wrong? Then, try another technique or work out. Just like how the saying goes, cheesy as it may sound, but you have to try and try until you succeed.
If, on the other hand, you were successful and there had been positive improvements, give yourself a little treat. Use this as a motivation to yourself to push forward and gain better results.