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What is the best way to stay fit during the coronavirus pandemic?

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?
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Mental exercise

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.

Dog walking

If possible to do so safely, exercising your pet is a great way to exercise yourself. Explore

Indoor fitness

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