ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Mommy Exercise

Updated on March 29, 2016

Why is exercise so important?

Some of us are lucky enough to stay thin and look good regardless of whether or not we exercise. I am not one of those people, But they do exist. Think of that friend who had a baby and bounced right back without putting her sneakers on... Jealous!!!!!!! Some people are naturally thin. But that doesn't always mean they are healthy. Exercise is good for your heart. I don't care whether you're thin or fat, if you don't exercise you probably aren't in good cardiac shape!!!

Exercise helps your heart to be as healthy as possible. It also helps with several other health conditions. Even if you don't have these conditions, prevention is key!!!!!

Exercise makes you feel good. Working out releases endorphins. It's a proven fact!!!! Down in the dumps? Put your sneakers on and go for a walk!!!!!

Exercise helps build strong muscles.

With regular exercise you can lose weight (in combination with a healthy diet, of course)

You'll have more energy if you exercise. Who needs more energy?! ME ME ME!!!!!!!!

In my personal experience, it's addicting. Once you get into a groove, you look forward to that workout. Before I became pregnant with Evan I ran almost every single day after work. I looked forward to it. Then when I was not able to run, I missed it.... a lot.

In the end, you will feel better about yourself whether it's physically, or even mentally getting over that initial challenge of starting out. You can do it... as long as you don't have any underlying medical conditions or anything... then you may want to talk to your doctor first!!!!!


Are you a mom? How many children do you have???

I don't care how many children you have, parenthood is STRESSFUL.

Working out helps to burn off the negative energy that one can harbor during the stressful times of parenting. I know I could use some help in that department. I shouldn't have taken a break from working out especially during the most stressful time in my life. Lord knows I could have burned that attitude right off. Maybe I would have been more patient?

In regards to energy... who couldn't use more? Especially as a mother or even as a father? Think of it this way... if you worked out every day... just going for a walk or a run or doing some floor or chair exercises, you can increase your energy levels. Then perhaps you would not need to drink coffee? It's actually saving you money!!!!!!

Speaking of money - if you are working out and healthy, your medical costs in the long run may actually be less? Some people have hereditary things that they can't help but I'm sure exercising doesn't worsen your health in the long run.

Get your kids involved! When I do my "Cize" workouts I try to get my toddler to dance along as well. Sometimes he wants me to carry him while I try to dance.. I try to appease him in this way if I can. He's getting heavy! I feel that it's important for your children to see you being active. This sets an example for them. If you spend all of your time sitting on the couch watching television, that will be the example you set. Every now and then, sure it's fine. But day in and day out in front of the television? No good!!!!! Set an example for your kids. Starting with being active. Your kids just want to be like you. Think about it that way.

It's not just for you

Get Started! What are you waiting for???

Throw on your sneakers. Go for a walk. If it's cold, wear a scarf and a hat. Don't wait. You can do this! Go for it! Have faith in yourself!!!!!!

Good habits begin now.

The longer you wait, the longer you'll put it off. GET MOVING!!!!!!!!


How often do you exercise?

See results

In Conclusion

Exercise is good for you.

Exercise is good for your kids.

Exercise is fun.



    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)