July 20, 2015 06:23 PM
If you see a group of women singing Ring Around the Rosie at Bayfront, it's actually part of their workout.
Moms with their strollers are now taking part in the FIT4MOM Stroller Strides program.
Owner and instructor Lisa Filzen said she saw the program online, and then went to a class in the Twin Cities.
"I fell in love with it, and thought it was the perfect opportunity since I have a little one," she told us. Her daughter is just about 1 year old.
Lisa lead the group around Bayfront. They'd power walk and jog with the strollers, and then do different fitness moves. Some were done to music and activities to engage the baby or toddler.
Moms told us it's the perfect way to get in shape, while spending time with the little ones.
"It's a good to stay motivated, especially with her watching you. It makes you want to keep doing it, and it keeps her entertained," explained Sara Marciniak.
Courtney LaPlante said, "It's a great workout, it's great to be outside. And it's a great way to get back into shape after having a baby."
And Andrea Anderson added, "It gets you out of the house, and meeting new moms."
There are also weekly playdates at Playfront Park, and other activities for the moms.
Lisa said she plans on moving the classes indoors during the winter, so this will be a year round program.
There are different levels of memberships. Classes are Monday and Friday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and some Saturdays.
To sign up, head to:
Updated: July 20, 2015 06:23 PM
Created: July 20, 2015 02:33 PM
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