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    There's a new way to workout in town. If you're a mom, you have a baby or young toddler and you own a stroller, this workout is meant for you! Introducing Fit4Mom Louisville East Stroller Strides. an innovative way to work out with other like-minded moms and build friendships and connections in an awesome environment.

    According to the website, the  Stroller Strides® classes "are a total fitness program that moms can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser. "

    In addition to getting together to work out up to 5-6 times a week, the Fit4Mom Louisville East group has play dates and other meetups as well as mama's nights out at various times throughout the month. It really is a village of mamas and their children working to build each other up and make connections. For instance, this past week the group met at the Louisville Zoo for a "zoo workout" with their sister franchises Fit4Mom Louisville Owl Creek and FIT4MOM Lexington. Joining the Village Moms Club and Playgroup is free; click here to learn more.

    There are different plans and passes rates depending on you. For the Stroller Strides program, there is a monthly membership of $65 that includes unlimited Stroller Strides workouts all month long at Fit4Mom Louisville East's location: Beckley Creek Park of The Parklands of Floyds Fork. They also offer a Working Moms membership of $45 a month that includes unlimited Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Stroller Strides classes at Beckley Creek Park. Additionally, for $25 a month you can join the Saturday Morning Membership and enjoy unlimited Saturday classes at the same location. There are also pass options: $18 for a drop-in visit good for one class and a ten block option which includes 10 visits for $150.  For each Stroller Strides workout, moms need to bring water, a towel or mat, a stroller and of course, their baby. Find out more on the website

    According to Cassie Fertig, Owner of Fit4Mom Louisville East, "FIT4MOM- Stroller Strides allows moms to get a great workout in while showing their little ones that exercising is fun! Moms and the little ones are building lifelong friendships at the same time! This program not only allows moms to do something healthy for themselves WITH their children but it allows them to meet new friends along the way!"   -Cassie Fertig, Owner of FIT4Mom Louisville East

    This Friday, September 18, the group will be visited by Once Upon a Party: A Storybook Adventure. Fertig loves connecting with other moms and their businesses throughout Louisville and their members are excited to hear some fun stories and make a craft at the park after their workout!

    You can also find Fit4Mom Louisville East on Facebook.

    Photos courtesy of Fit4Mom Louisville East-Stroller Strides, Facebook

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    About Erin Nevitt

    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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