Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

Visit the shop

THE JH SHOP

Jilly’s Favorite Things

Get the Jilly Newsletter

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content

Meet Team Jilly

Girls just want to have fun! Meet Jillian and the girls (plus one guy and one dog)  behind the brand and get to know the team behind JillianHarris.com

Meet Jilly + The team

Shop My Latest

COLLABORATIONS

Shop Now

SEarch

Artboard 2

shop the presets

#JILLYPRESETS

And edit your photos like Jill - in just one click!

get the insta-famous

navigate

all things LOVE, fashion, family, food, and home decor since 2009

25

May

2018

Jillian Harris

by

My New Fitness Routine & Why I Love It

I feel like ever since I had Leo I’ve struggled to jump back on the “working out train”. I really wanted to be able to spend as much time with Leo as possible and really “soak it all in” when it came to life as a new mama. Once Leo got a little bit older I found it difficult to accommodate the gym class times with our family routine! I would either have to go when Leo was napping when our Nanny, Melissa, was here … which was also the perfect time to catch up on emails! Guess what always won THAT battle? LOL! Or, I would have to go at night once Leo was down … and I found I really didn’t have the energy for that after a long day!

Jillian Harris Pregnancy and Fitness

Thankfully, this winter, I discovered the perfect form of exercise that accommodated our lifestyle and that was going for walks with Leo and Nacho!! This was the best of both worlds for me because I was still able to spend time with Leo, get outdoors AND give Nacho some exercise and I could do it when it worked best for our schedule.

Now that the snow has melted and the sun is out, and now that Leo is RUNNING around we love our walks even MORE!! And, now that I’m pregnant with baby number two and I’m kind of at this awkward stage in my pregnancy, I feel like going for walks is honestly the best form of exercise for ME! Even if it’s just for 15 minutes!

Jillian Harris Pregnancy and Fitness

Crop Leggings | Mesh Tank | Pink Runners

I DO plan on getting back to the gym (eventually … lol) after baby number two. And, if you know me, you’ll know that nothing motivates me more to get my butt back to the gym or get outside for a walk than some cute workout clothes (any excuse to shop, right ladies?!) LOL.

Seriously though, I found these cute crop tights by New Balance at Sport Chek and trust me, it’s hard to find tights that fit well with a baby bump and these totally do! I DID have to size up but they are super comfy and fit my belly perfectly. Plus, how can you not love the scalloped details on these?! I also snagged this white mesh tank and I love it because it’s stretchy and flowy and keeps me cool during our walks in this Okanagan heat!!

Jillian Harris Pregnancy and FitnessJillian Harris Pregnancy and Fitness-1Jillian Harris Pregnancy and FitnessJillian Harris Pregnancy and Fitness

Oh, and … the pink runners (they also come in purple!) … can you EVER have too many pairs of pink runners? I don’t think so! LOL! I love them because they’re not only cute for your workouts but they also double as great athleisure wear, if I have to grab groceries or pick up Leo from daycare, I would definitely rock these. They also have a really cute pair of coral runners and white runners that I’ve been eyeing up lately.

Jillian Harris Pregnancy and Fitness

So there you have it, my advice for working out when you’re not really feeling “in the groove”, find something you can do that fits YOUR lifestyle and schedule and treat yourself to a cute new outfit. LOL!

xo

Jilly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Sport Chek for sponsoring this post. All comments and opinions are my own.

Add Comment

5

show / 

 hide comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. CiCi

    May 25th, 2018 at 10:28 am

    I also walked as a form of exercise during my pregnancy and am now taking my lil guy on walks still as an attempt to have a fitness game while still healing and trying to be the best new mom I can be! A part of me was feeling guilty like I should be getting back into my old workout routine but you have made me feel better about not rushing into it. My baby has already grown so much and I don’t want to miss anything and I also don’t want to push my body too hard! Thanks again Jillian for sharing your life with the world!

  2. Emily

    May 25th, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Your pool is an amazing workout as well! Works musclss you didn’t even know you had

  3. Stephanie

    May 25th, 2018 at 10:54 am

    I’m also pregnant with baby #2, and also have struggled to find my new “work out routine” and have found that walking is what’s working best for us these days, too! Nice to know I’m not the only one struggling with finding balance!

    FYI, I’ve also found my pre-pregnancy Lululemon align pants still work for me since I’ve been pregnant and still going strong at 32 weeks! 🙂

  4. Donna

    May 25th, 2018 at 11:06 am

    What’s the bra under your top I’m having trouble finding a comfy one and yep even at my age!

  5. Abby Richardson

    May 28th, 2018 at 8:55 am

    This walk looks beautiful! I love the gravel walkway and all the scenery! You are making me want to move to Canada from NYC!

binge ALL the latest JH posts

6 Delicious Ways to Use up Your Garden Tomatoes Before Fall

Shifting Seasons: Cozy Fall Decor Faves

Trend Alert: Tie-Dye Everything

In My Home: Lighting I Love

4 Fun (And Eco-Friendly!) Ways to Refresh Your Closet This Fall

THE JH SHOP

Jilly's Favourite Things

see more in the shop

Artboard 2

Sort by:

life

Food

Fashion

HOME

Travel

Beauty

All

All-Time Favourites

Baby

View the post

There’s no denying that the perfect lighting can totally transform the look and ambiance of your home. Lighting can be so much fun (and equally overwhelming!) to shop for as there are so many different styles, shapes, sizes, and colours to choose from! Lights can quickly add so much character to a room but finding […]

In My Home: Lighting I Love

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Sweet Annie: Our Birth Story

A Comprehensive List of My Favourite Baby Items

03

13 Things You Might Not Know About This Canadian Girl!

04

5 Things Justin and I Love About Each Other That Might Surprise You

05

View the post

With our fridge and freezer packed to the brim with delicious Okanagan cherries (and more on their way!), I’ve been loving testing different recipes in the kitchen! However, it’s been a busy couple of weeks lately and while I didn’t want cherry season to come and go without sharing at LEAST one more cherry recipe […]

Okanagan Cherry Vanilla Overnight Oats

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Okanagan Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Raspberry Coconut Creamsicles

03

Classic Vegan Poutine

04

Strawberry Coconut Vegan Cheesecake

05

View the post

If you follow along with my Insta stories you might know that I have been obsessing over a certain trend lately and that’s tie-dye! And, yes, I know what you’re probably thinking “that’s so old school, and I agree with you! In fact, I remember MAKING these t-shirts myself! But, this colourful trend is making […]

Trend Alert: Tie-Dye Everything

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

4 Fun (And Eco-Friendly!) Ways to Refresh Your Closet This Fall

The Jilly Jacket: My New Fall Layering Staple

03

My Go-To Wallets, Bags & Clutches!

04

All About Leopard Print

05

View the post

Morning everyone! Can you believe we’re already into the second week of September? The official start to Fall is only under two weeks away but I’ve been feeling the shift of the seasons for a while now. I don’t know if it’s just me but I feel as though I felt a slight chill in […]

Shifting Seasons: Cozy Fall Decor Faves

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

In My Home: Lighting I Love

DIY: Herb Infused Vinegar & Chive Oil

03

Leo & Annie’s Playground Reveal

04

9 Dreamy Pillows for Any Space

05

View the post

Aloha!!! Whenever I travel, I tend to get a ton of questions coming in on my social platforms so I thought I would round up a few questions that were most frequently asked and answer them here! PLUS, I took so many videos while we were in Hawaii that I also decided to share a vlog […]

12 Frequently Asked Questions about My Hawaiian Vacation

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

My 8 Best Travelling Tips

Team Jilly Takes on Dallas!

03

10 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler

04

5 Tips for Selecting Your Perfect One-Piece Swimsuit

05

View the post

If you saw my breastfeeding update blog last week you’ll know that I stopped breastfeeding Annie on Mother’s Day of this year when she was 8 months old! My original goal was to breastfeed Annie a minimum of 9 months up to a year but unfortunately, my supply had other plans! So, we transitioned Annie […]

Transitioning to Solids: Annie’s LED Weaning Progress

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

My Journey with Breastfeeding as of Now

Annie’s Daily Routine & Sleep Schedule

03

Home Tour Series: Annie’s Dreamy Nursery

04

8 Tips for Pumping & Storing Breast Milk While Travelling

05

View the post

Kaitlin and I are SO EXCITED to finally share this tutorial with you today!! As many of you know, Kaitlin Hargreaves is my Makeup Artist on set of Love It Or List It and on our big shoot days! I’ve known Kaitlin for seven years now and she’s the only one that I trust to […]

Kaitlin Does My Makeup: Her Favourite Tips, Tricks, & How-To’s

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

I Finally Made the Switch to Natural Deodorant: Here’s What I Learned!

My Every Day Cruelty-Free Makeup Tutorial

03

Eyebrow Microblading: To Do or Not to Do?

04

DIY: My Everyday Invigorating Body Scrub

05

View the post

As many of you know, Team Jilly (including my Agent, Tyler Evans!) and I attended The Atelier Collective on June 18th at the stunning Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto! While it was mine and Tyler’s very first time attending The Atelier, it was Shay and Mindy’s second year in a row and needless to say, we […]

Our Experience at The Atelier Collective + My 8 Key Brand Takeaways

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Transitioning to Solids: Annie’s LED Weaning Progress

Plastic Free July: 7 Ways Our Family Is Reducing Single-Use Plastic in Our Home

03

My Journey with Breastfeeding as of Now

04

The New Look of Jillian Harris Revealed!

05

GET THE
JILLY NEWSLETTER

Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content

Annie’s Birth Story

FEatured videos

The Latest JH Videos

Cruelty-Free Makeup Tutorial

Browse all JH VIDEOS

Watch:

My Best Travel Tips

Watch:

Annie's Sip & See

Watch:

powered by chloédigital