During my first pregnancy, I didn't officially work out. But I did walk a ton because that's part of what my work entailed at the time -- going between an office and a warehouse and walking to and from the bus station. I probably walked a good half hour to an hour five days a week.
But now I work at a different job and work from home twice a week and do a lot more driving. I do rock out with Q and run around with him, but it's not quite the same. Plus, I just feel more exhausted this pregnancy. Probably because of said rocking out with Q. Or hormones. Probably both. Whatever. Excuses, excuses. Let's be honest here. I don't have a lot of motivation to exercise when I'm not pregnant. Dancing was wonderful for me because it didn't feel like exercise. But of course I haven't been to a class in a few years now and feel way out of shape in that regard. My goal is to get to a studio after this baby is born and find a dance class that suits my lifestyle now.
But what about now-now?
Fortunately there is one motivating factor. The sun has returned to the Bay Area! I almost didn't recognize that fireball up in the sky and in fact thought I had somehow been relocated to Seattle with the deluge of rain we'd been having. But no, the sun has reappeared and the great outdoors beckon me. I prefer to be outside, drinking in that fresh air and
What about you, active mamas? How do you motivate to get moving while pregnant? Is prenatal yoga good for someone who's not very yoga-savvy? Any other classes you recommend?