My everyday workout routine has changed pretty drastically in the past couple of months. I am so lucky to be pregnant with my third child—a sweet baby girl. Since it’s my third time, I thought I knew what to expect, but boy was I wrong. Not only did I have trouble keeping food down, I also had to take a serious break from my fitness routine. I use exercise as a form of self-care and think it’s super important not only for health and detoxification purposes but for sanity and stress levels.
I’ve found that the very best thing I can do for myself is stay consistent with my workout routine. I love activewear and fitness equipment from Kohl’s, and I especially love having something I can wear morning to evening and everything in between. Also, as someone who primarily works from home, I tend to sneak in fitness in wherever I can, and since I’m already dressed in an outfit I can easily move in (like these cozy leggings and supportive sports bra from FILA SPORT), I have no excuses.
My suggestion? You should do the same. Snag some light weights from Kohl’s (they’re super affordable) so you can sneak in some bicep curls or an overhead press while you’re taking a 10-minute work break or watching your favorite reality show. Plus, there’s no shame in a desk workout—just saying!
Lunges, squats, and split squats are great for strong legs—try doing three sets of 12. If you’re just starting out, drop the weights and work your way up by getting your form and strength built. Form is most important, especially before adding weight.
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