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.
Meditation can reduce anxiety and keep you centered.Explore
Getting into the habit of practicing mindfulness can help you to stay grounded during what can be a mentally grueling time.Explore
Isolated outside exercise
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.Explore
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.Explore
Who needs expanses of land when you can pace your home instead?Explore
Body weight strength training
Rather than emerging to from isolation with exactly 0% muscle, emerge more buff than ever.Explore
Use household items as equipment
Expensive, fancy equipment is pointless when you have water bottles and chairs.Explore
At home fitness classes
Numerous services host fitness classes virtually, meaning you can get the encouragement of an instructor while social distancing.Explore
This page was last edited on Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020 at 16:05 UTC