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Raise your hand if you feel like you're doing so much running around with your kids that you don't have time for your actual run. Us too! Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares in the final video of our series on Workouts with Kids how she is in this exact stage of life and what she and her hubby do to fit in their own workouts.
Often, when your kids are young, fitting in a workout seems like more of a workout amid a crazy, busy family schedule. Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, continues part 2 of our Workouts with Kids series. How many times do your kids want to go to the park and play? Take advantage of every opportunity to be active and consider their playground your gym.
We've heard from countless women about how frazzled their schedules are — working, maintaining home stuff, kids' school and sports and activities, volunteering, family engagements. Whew! When you have little ones, it often can be difficult to fit workouts in, but it is extremely important that you do — not only for you but for the health of your family. Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, launches our Workouts with Kids series sharing a couple of easy ways to get your kids involved in your fitness.
Training Tip with carrie: Busy Moms & Fitting in Training Around Kids' Schedules
Every mom of a kid between the ages of 6 and 16 says the same: I'm so busy running my kids around how do I fit in time for my training? Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, offers some practical suggestions on fitting workouts into your busy schedules. Remember, take time for you so you can take care of others.
When Debbie Campbell spied a group of women working out at a local park, she immediately told her husband she wanted to join them. She also distinctly remembers stating she 'hoped they weren't a running group.' Of course they were. She signed up anyway.
"I fell in love with this inspirational and accepting group of women at my first class," Debbie recalls, "and fell in love with running shortly after." That was just over a year ago, and now Debbie, a member of Eau Claire (WI) Moms on the Run, will tell you joining Moms on the Run has changed her life.
Read more about our conversation with Debbie and learn why she's our inspiring member for November.
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