Being a mom is one of the toughest jobs. But it’s definitely worth all the stress, pain and madness. Motherhood is the purest and deepest form of emotion which is incomparable to any other feeling whatsoever. After being a mom, lot of your time and effort is has to be allocated to your kid, which makes you forget to take-care yourself and your health.

In between all the chores, you start treating your health and fitness as secondary. If you don’t look after your fitness, how will you manage others’? Just take 10 minutes out of your demanding schedule and perform these strength enhancing exercises like a circuit. Just one set of each exercise every day with a few seconds of rest time in between and repeat them twice.


Chair Dips

Get a chair. Sit on its edge with hands placed next to hips. Bend your elbows to 90 degree while sliding your bottom down off the edge. Ensure your back is close to the chair and then push back up. Repeat this 10-12 times.

Standing Hip Extension

Stand with feet hip-distance apart. Shifting little weight to the right foot, extend left leg behind. Lift and lower your left foot, squeezing your butt. Take support of a chair to maintain your balance. Do 12-15 rounds and then switch.

Butterfly Abs

Place soles of your feet together and lie on your back. Relax knees out to the sides. Elbows out, place your hands behind head. Lift chest and shoulders up, tightening the abs. Then release back down. Repeat 10-12 times.

Chair Squats

Stand in front of a chair with your back facing it. Keep your feet hip-distance apart and toes forward. Both the arms in front parallel to your knees. Lean chest a little forward, bend knees and just tap bottom on the chair, then stand up. Ensure to keep your weight in your heels and keep knees over toes. Do it 10-12 times.

Modified Push-Ups

Get down on knees and elbows together. Shift hands out and lift your feet. Move hands a little wider than chest. Head, neck, back and butt – all 4 should be in alignment. Keeping abs tight, bend your elbows and lower chest towards the floor and then press your back up. Do 10-12 repetitions.


Place your entire left foot on a stair or a strong platform, and step up with right leg following. Step down with your right leg, reaching back about 10inches; followed by left leg. Ensure to keep your chest lifted and held fitted while doing the rounds. Repeat it for 10 times and keep switching sides. Once you get comfortable, try step-ups with weights.


All you super moms out there, remember your fitness is in your hands. These simple and quick routines will keep you strong, fresh and on your toes. And if you have any more questions or if looking for health consultation, you can speak to our BodyFirst health expert on +91-8291297223. Stay Healthy. Stay Happy!