Fitness for mums

Are you trying to get rid of those bingo wings, or that muffin top? Top tips on staying fit and how to lose those pounds from Vicky Warr of www.beez-kneez.co.uk

Get tight abs before summer. The no-crunch workout

Crunches, planks, elbow to knee sit-ups…they all seem like a lot of back-breaking effort. And, well, not all of us want to roll out a yoga mat to firm up our wobbly bits…or get our hair dirty.

So, Motherswhowork.co.uk has been on the lookout for tips and advice on how to tone abs without having to clear the clutter and make way on the floor. Yep – standing ab exercises.

Easy workouts for even the busiest (and can’t be bothered) working mum

Daily exercise is important – if recent news on the unhealthy lifestyles of Brits is anything to go by, we should all be doing British Military-style bootcamps for the rest of our lives.

However, many health-conscious middle aged women complain that they simply lack the motivation to exercise. But a little exercise could do wonders to improve our bodies, which in turn motivates us to exercise more.

Tips for mums to stay fit…cost free

Keeping fit and healthy is extremely important for everybody but building a fitness routine into daily lifestyle is not an easy task.

Many people will go to the gym or go for a jog to stay physically fit but not everybody can afford the high monthly cost that gym membership requires, nor do we all have the time to go off on our own for little jogs but there are things that you can do, that will help to keep your fitness levels up regardless of your budget, time or situation.

Three ways busy working mums can get a total body workout for a tenner or less

The calendar might say we’re in summer but the weather is saying something completely different. But that doesn’t have to be a complete negative. If you’ve been feeling a little body conscious, nows your chance to tone up a bit while the weather sorts itself out.

Working up is a great way to release those feel-good hormones around your body to help beat stress, tiredness and perk up your mood.

Here are three ways you can tone up with a total body workout for a tender or less: