MOLO Wellness Challenge Week 9


Here are the challenges from week nine of Baby Boot Camp’s MOLO Wellness Challenge, and how I fared:

Take a 30 minute walk or bike ride with your family.

We discovered a new park. We went to El Marino Park in Culver City for a friend’s birthday party. It is enclosed by a fence, has a cute playground and nice picnic areas. We didn’t exactly go there for a walk, but the amount of time we spent hanging out and walking around equated to 30 minutes or more.

No fast food for the rest of the week!

I stopped eating fast food awhile ago. I still eat pizza, which I don’t count as fast food. 🙂

Try a new smoothie recipe.

I started making smoothie popsicles! My daughter considers them a treat, so it’s a great way to get her to eat her vegetables. I always try to throw in spinach and chia seeds.

Before dinner, do a 30-second plank with a family member.

Planking is one of my favorite exercises. How did I not know about it until I was an adult? My best plank time is almost 3 minutes, but that was years ago. Now I think I top off at 1:30.

Remove all added sugars/sugar substitutes from your diet for the next three days.

This is difficult because of my daughter’s birthday cake.

Focus on deep breathing for 30 seconds while slowly enjoying a cup of green tea.

I haven’t bought it yet, but this tea was highly recommended by a fellow Baby Boot Camp MOLO member!

Watch a nutrition documentary with your family (Food Matters; Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead; Forks Over Knives; Hungry for Change; Fed Up; etc.).

I have not watched any of these yet. You can watch then on Amazon Video: Food Matters; Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead; Forks Over Knives; Hungry For Change; Fed Up

MOLO WELLNESS CHALLENGE, 9 weeks down 3 weeks to go!

About Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is an innovative stroller fitness program designed to balance the fitness needs of new moms while spending time with their children. Delivered by nationally certified fitness professionals throughout the United States, Baby Boot Camp stroller-fitness classes include STROLLFIT, STROLLGA, 5K Training Program, and Nutrition Solutions. Created in 2001 by Kristen Horler, Baby Boot Camp strives to help moms regain or enhance their pre-pregnancy fitness levels and meet the physical challenges of parenting by emphasizing strength training in a supportive environment.

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I am a new mom to a baby girl. I live in West Los Angeles. This blog is about my experiences as a new mom and navigating my way through kid-friendly L.A.

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