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What is the best way to stay fit during COVID-19?

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?

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.

Mental exercise

Rather than numbing your brain with continuous Netflix, try and keep your mind nimble.

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.

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.

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

A low-impact exercise option that has the added benefit of being good for your mental, as well as physical, health.

Housewalking

Who needs expanses of land when you can pace your home instead?

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.

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This page was last edited on Friday, 17 Apr 2020 at 12:38 UTC