Young mum shows how to live a healthy lifestyle

Ngaio Miller working out with son Kael Bradney, 20 months.
Ngaio Miller working out with son Kael Bradney, 20 months. Brenda Strong

MAKING time for exercise is an everyday requirement in this Gladstone mum's life.

Ngaio Miller does weight training five days a week and has a 40-minute walk before breakfast every morning.

The 23-year-old said she exercised more than most because she had been training for a bikini mum and bikini diva competition in Brisbane.

"After I had a child I wanted to train seriously and so I signed up for the gym," Miss Miller said.

She said she and her partner, who does mixed marital arts, had always had a good fitness regime.

"I started doing weight training on February 1," she said.

"I feel proud and confident because I know I am working towards something."

Having a 20-month-old son, the stay-at-home mum ensures she has time for daily exercise.

"I think if you have the time to sit and watch TV for half an hour, you have the time for a walk."

But she said for those who could not find the time, all hope wasn't lost.

"You can always clean up your diet. That alone will make you feel better."

Topics:  exercise fitness health

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