Guest Contributor, Megan Searfoss from Run Like A Mother, has run over 20 marathons and numerous 5ks, 10ks and triathlons throughout her running career. She uses running and her blog as a way to show women of all ages and sizes how they too can run to find balance in their lives.
There never is enough. Almost never. Moms make the most of what they get, often miraculously producing multiples from zero. What is it and where does it go? Time. It is an art of motherhood to create time when none exists, maximizing every minute as if it contained a supercharged 180 seconds. And we do this, why?
It’s who we are.
Our packed life often leaves only precious moments for our own health and well-being. Ironically it is those moments that can supercharge our day. Running is the easiest, most time-effective form of exercise, and allows the biggest bang for a time-crunched buck. If you are feeling a bit stressed finding the time for yourself, know that any stolen moment of running can add moments to your day. However there are times that running just isn’t possible. As frustrating as that can be, know that moving your body for even 10 minutes a few times a day will benefit not only your body and running shape but can be enough to combat slumps in energy .
Here are three quick energy boosting exercises to power your day:
These three simple exercises will keep you running strong and boost your energy. Run on now and get it done!