Stroller Workout: Exercise with Your Baby

Baby in a Stroller:  Small steps lead to BIG changes
Unfortunately, studies show that fitness and motherhood do not go hand-in-hand—finding time to exercise is the challenge most new parents face. Studies also show that exercising with a baby stroller is an effective way to get exercise and lose the baby fat.
Burn More Calories!
Pushing a stroller burns more 18-20 percent more calories than walking alone. On average, you’ll burn about 100 calories for every mile, and you’ll help reduce carbon dioxide in the environment.

Martha Stewart's Pick for Summer Fitness? Tina Vindum's Outdoor Fitness!

Tina Vindum's Outdoor Fitness featured in Martha Stewart's Whole Living
On Newsstands Now!
Martha Stewart's Whole Living is currently featuring 6-pages of exercises and fitness tips from Tina Vindum's book and Outdoor Fitness program! Below, you'll find tips and exercise ideas from the article.

Quick Workout 4 - Full Body Bench Workout

Tone your entire body in as little as 10 minutes!
Equipment Needed
The only thing you need to complete this workout is a bench, block or sturdy stump. That’s it! This total body session targets all of your major muscle groups. It will also get your heart pumping. You’ll walk away from this workout fully oxygenated, with a rosy glow. 

  • Note:  Make sure that your bench or block is sturdy and not too high.

The Workout

Easy Core Routine - Downloadable Workout

Looking for a quick and easy core workout?  Look no further!
Download this easy to do Core workout.
Here's a simple core routine to help you tone your abs and the improve your posture, by strengthening the muscles that line your spine, called the erector spinae.

Amp-up Your Cardio with Steps and Stairs

Use steps & stairs for cardio conditioning and fat burning
Outdoor steps and stairs are excellent props for aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, leg strengthening and toning, as well as proprioceptive and kinesthetic awareness training. You can create a variety of workouts using steps and stairs - the opportunities are endless! You might also consider incorporating hand weights to intensify leg and gluteal work.

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