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 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.
Mindfulness can help you stay fit during Covid-19
Habitually practicing mindfulness can help you to stay grounded during what can be a mentally grueling time.
As the weather gets warmer, in more isolated areas you can take advantage of it by doing small amounts of activity outdoors.
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.
Who needs expanses of land when you can pace your home instead?
At home fitness classes
Numerous services host fitness classes virtually, meaning you can get the encouragement of an instructor while social distancing.
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.
A low-impact exercise option that has the added benefit of being good for your mental, as well as physical, health.
This page was last edited on Friday, 17 Apr 2020 at 12:38 UTC