10-Minute Workouts While Baby Naps

Can’t manage to “nap while the baby naps?” Tone up with one of these easy, equipment-free workouts.

Feeling-Zen Workout

Yoga is an excellent way to energize, relieve stress, and regain the flexibility and strength you had pre-baby. Try this routine from prenatal and postpartum yoga instructor Jennifer Wolfe.

What you need: A flat surface.

The Moves:

  1. Plank
  2. Downward Dog
  3. Bring it Home

Back-to-Basics Workout

Fitness expert Carla Birnberg, who founded MizFitOnline.com, shows you how you don¹t need a gym to get active.

What you need: Two soup cans or water bottles.

The Moves:

  1. Push-up
  2. Back Row
  3. Plie

Paper-Plate Workout

This routine from Metcalf offers a fun twist on resistance training, using paper plates rather than expensive equipment to slide your way to stronger muscles.

What you need: One paper plate

The moves:

  1. Side Slide
  2. One-Handed Plank
  3. Core Reach

This post is a repost from our 2011 Newsletter and was written by The Bump. For full details on each workout, visit the website.

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