Being mandated to stay inside for extended periods mean that opportunities to keep fit during the COVID-19 epidemic are limited. As we suffer from greatly reduced access to activity and move to a largely sedentary lifestyle, how can we make sure we stay fit?
Rather than numbing your brain with continuous Netflix, try and keep your mind nimble.
Mindfulness can help you stay fit during Covid-19
Getting into the habit of practicing mindfulness can help you to stay grounded during what can be a mentally grueling time.
Meditation is a great way to stay mentally fit during Covid-19
Many doctors and mental health professionals recommend meditation because of its numerous benefits, which include reducing stress levels and keeping one’s mind centered.
As the weather gets warmer, in more isolated areas you can take advantage of it by doing small amounts of activity outdoors.
If possible to do so safely, exercising your pet is a great way to exercise yourself.
As gyms close, your house can become your gym - with the added bonus of no sweat-drenched equipment or athlete's foot from the showers.
Yoga and pilates
A low-impact exercise option that has the added benefit of being good for your mental, as well as physical, health.
Body weight strength training
Rather than emerging to from isolation with exactly 0% muscle, emerge more buff than ever.
Use household items as equipment
Expensive, fancy equipment is pointless when you have water bottles and chairs.
At home fitness classes
Numerous services host fitness classes virtually, meaning you can get the encouragement of an instructor while social distancing.
Who needs expanses of land when you can pace your home instead?
This page was last edited on Friday, 17 Apr 2020 at 12:38 UTC