For many mamas, getting fit is a big priority in the months after your little one arrives.
But getting to the gym?
Not so simple between nap times, and the need for a babysitter and the demands of daily life as a new mom.
But thanks to some amazing online streaming workout programs, you can get motivated and fit without ever having to leave the house.
Here are 5 of our favorite at-home workouts for new moms.
Lose the baby weight like a star with Tracy Anderson.
Celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson offers TA Online Studio, which features fresh videos weekly streamed straight from her popular fitness masters classes, and access to the rest of her video library.
The vibe and angle of the videos really make you feel like you’re in the room with Anderson and the rest of the class, a definitely plus for motivation.
Access the latest in fitness trends with Crunch Live.
The crazy-popular urban gym is taking it online, with monthly or yearly members to its wide array of fitness classes.
Experience 75+ online workouts inspired by Crunch Gym’s most popular classes ranging from total body boot camp and dance cardio to Pilates, yoga, barre and more. Workouts are led by Crunch’s top instructors and feature real members.
Bonus feature: 15-minute quickie workout videos for days when the struggle is too real.
Cost: $9.99/month or $90/year
Bring barre class to your house.
Barre3 offers its beloved barre classes live-streamed to your home, and feature add-on services like weeklong and monthlong challenges.
Subscribe and get unlimited workouts of varying lengths, plus seasonal recipes.
Through the mobile app, mamas can also access unique 10-minute workouts optimized for mobile use—set to your own music.
Cost: $29/month, $162/6 months or $300/year
Pointe your way to fitness.
Ballet Beautiful allows you to experience live, fully interactive Ballet Beautiful workouts from anywhere in the world.
Unlike other livestreamed fitness classes, Ballet Beautiful’s program allows you to both watch a live video, and stream yourself working out, allow its instructors to give you real time encouragement and feedback on your form.
Ballet Beautiful has also launched a new streaming postnatal workout series designed to rev the metabolism, strengthen and tone after baby. Bundle includes Ballet Baby Postnatal Abs and Postnatal Cardio, tailor-made for new moms. Enjoy core-focused and dance-inspired cardio exercises targeting the abs, waist, legs, butt and upper body. Workouts designed to help new mothers rebuild and restore muscle tone and stamina while blasting calories. Low impact/breastfeeding friendly.
Cost: $35/class or $280/month
Postnatal classes are $12.99 for a
pre-taped video bundle
Get your Om at home.
Gaiam.com offers a huge array of yoga classes for every activity level and interest.
Shiva Rea’s postnatal yoga class is uniquely designed not only for recovery from childbirth—but also for the unique demands on your body as a new mama feeding, lifting and cuddling your baby.
The site features unlimited on-demand videos, with new yoga practices added daily.
Cost: $20/3 months or $95.40/year