Pregnancy came with some sweet benefits. We’re talking justifiable Dairy Queen splurges and late-night leftover pizza binges. Now you’re ready to pretend it never happened, but between naps, diaper changes and mealtimes, when do you fit in fitness? When you can bring baby with you, that’s when. Click through our album to find six group exercise classes that welcome your child, too.
For Stroller-Friendly Workouts: Fit4Mom
The long-running Stroller Strides classes are the signature of Fit4Mom's pre- and post-natal fitness classes, which are open to any mom after the OB gives you that six-week-checkup thumbs-up. No mere strolling, though: You’ll be power-walking that baby, with stops for strength-training and toning exercises that incorporate tubes and the stroller. A few well-timed songs and activities keep baby engaged, too. Moms say it’s a great workout, but also a great way to make friends for life.
Free preview class (registration required); 10-class punch card $150; unlimited monthly pass $79; one-time $50 enrollment fee (knocked down to $25 if you enroll at the end of your preview class). Meets at Diversey Harbor, Montrose Athletic Fields, Kidville and other locations. Call 773-593-3915 or go to chicago.fit4mom.com.
Have you tried a mommy-and-me fitness class? Tell everyone about it in the Comments!
— Elisa Drake