Infant car seats weigh 10-20 lbs. Add a baby to that, and you're hefting some real weight every time you haul your baby to and from the car.
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Wearing your baby in a carrier
You can work out while wearing your baby, but don't forget it's quite a workout just to wear your baby while going about your day—and it's practically guaranteed to soothe a fussy little one!
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Playing sports with your kids
"Dad, will you play soccer with me? Play catch? Play basketball?" Saying yes when your kid asks you to play sports is a sweet way to connect with each other, and it's good exercise for both of you.
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Roughhousing with your kids
Whether it's doing "airplane" around the room, playfully wrestling on the floor, or tossing your kid high in the air, roughhousing is a classic way to have fun as a family, and you're getting a workout in, too!
Carrying your kids around
Sometimes you're giving a fun piggyback ride to bed, and sometimes you're carrying a screaming toddler home from the beach, but whatever the reason, it feels as though you're carrying a kid around pretty much all the time. All that "weightlifting" adds up!