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    FloralMom posted:
    Question of the day:

    Are you currently working out? What's your work out regiment?
    Working out or not - what do you plan to do post-pregnancy to lose the baby weight?
    flutterbymama2be responded:
    Yes, my work out is running. Running to the bathroom every 15 minutes. LOL In all honesty, I haven't really worked out, but I do try to stay active. I try not to fall in to the I'm too tired bit. I have actually lost five pounds since I got pregnant, so I can't be too bad off.
    UGAmomof2 replied to flutterbymama2be's response:
    LMBO flutterbymama2be!!! Too true for me, most days. I try and walk 15-20 minutes a day.
    Shauntrell responded:
    I try to walk, focus on the word "TRY" to walk. I walk around the building at work for 10 to 15 minutes and back and forth to the restroom that's about all. But after the baby, it's game time. I will Do whatever it takes to lose the weigh. DF said he will watch the baby while I get my execise on.
    Taylove11 responded:
    I'm still working out for the most part. I walk for 30 minutes at work. I go home and take my dogs on a walk around the neighborhood. That's usually about 20 minutes. Every other night, I try to ride the stationary bike for 10-20 minutes. It's getting more awkward now with a big ole belly in the way. ;)

    Post pregnancy, I plan on walking to start and then slowing adding things back into my routine that I had cut out until I am back to doing everything that I used to. I'll start by walking, then jogging, then add in running and weight lifting. Eventually I hope to get back to my full circuit at the gym.

    The most important thing is to listen to your body and not over do it.
    MamaTara1 responded:
    I chase 2 kids -- that counts as a workout in my book!!!
    yvetteb81 responded:
    i work on feet in retail for most of the day, then when i get home i might do a pregnancy fitness dvd, on most days i do my cross trainer... and resistant band.
    i an active every single day plus cleaning and general household chores and runing around after my 7 yr old too...
    i plan to rejoin my gym, limit foods again...and have a goal for summer i will only have 3 months, being in australia. gonna work my butt off....hehehe literally
    JColburn09 responded:
    I work at a casino and so I walk alot. I work 7 hour shift 4 days a week and out of that 7 hours I get a half hour break and a fifteen minute break so I basically walk about 6hours 15 minutes a day 4 days a week.

    Post pregnancy - I really don't have a plan yet. With my first daughter I did some walking but with my metabolism I lost all of it right away without working out.
    ReneeErin replied to JColburn09's response:
    I walk during work, most of the class period for 4 1/2 hours every day, plus running around the building during planning time. I also walk about an hour a day with my two dogs and am planning to start prenatal yoga and stregth training videos this week, as soon as they get here. When baby arrives, I plan to return to jogging regularly =)
    jenny8709 responded:
    I stopped the gym at about 1month and a half, 2 months pg. I am still active all day long although I don't do any formal work out.
    After the baby is born I plan on returning to the gym as soon as I can, I like to do the eliptical for 45 minutes then some light toning routines. I already got a jogging stroller, I plan on taking the baby for plenty of walks and next spring start jogging. I also want to look into those mommy-and-me classes.
    mtlmayhem responded:
    My workout currently consists of walking to and from my bus to work. I try to walk at a comfortable but quick pace most days... I also walk on most lunch hours... Im trying to avoid having the Fred Flintstone feet again this summer... (so Im watching my salt intake too)

    Post pregnancy, I will be at home for my mat leave about 50 weeks, so I will be walking alot and also taking advantage of the boflex and eliptical in my basement on cold winter days!!
    cleoking1305 responded:
    I HAVE to exercise everyday accept maybe Sundays. I run and do a brisk walk every other day and the other days I do weight training. I worked out rigorously before I got pregnant. I walk on pretty steep hills to get my heart rate going and I now do pregnancy yoga.
    mommy_a responded:
    I do some pre-natal yoga and walk for 30 mins on the treadmill, maybe 4-5 times a week. Ensuring not to break a sweat, haha

    Post-pregnancy, I haven't even thought about it yet!!!
    teachin2011 responded:
    First of all, I'm interested in the prenatal yoga classes/pregnancy DVDs that some of you ladies mentioned! I'll have to start looking :)

    When spring semester starts again at my school, I'll be going to yoga. Until then I've been doing ball and resistance band exercises, walking, and staying generally active. I'm a nanny to a 4 year-old and a 7 year-old so it's actually my job to chase, climb, dance, and run up and down stairs doing chores all day! I stay pretty active. I also do whatever I can with my dog- go to the dog park, walk, hike, etc. Now that my energy is improving, so is the amount/quality of exercise.

    After baby, I'll still walk every day...I love walking! I'll probably stick to the ball and bands, too, and in the mean time I'm keeping a pretty healthy diet, hopefully helping me lose the extra weight in 6 months!

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