Fitness is important.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, certain activities and movements have been disrupted. Several sporting activities have also been postponed to minimize the impact of the deadly disease in our communities.
However, it is important to note that there are ways we can maintain sports activities and fitness observing social distancing guidelines.
In this blog, we will be looking at a few tips to continue a proper routine of physical activities and fitness while dealing with the pandemic.
Public health officials have ordered the closedown of various general gym facilities, following the Covid-19 pa Hdemic. However, home exercises can help us remain physically fit. You can continue your fitness exercises in an open space outside.
Here are a few tips to achieve exercising goals at home:
- Research Online: Get fitness ideas from experts online, subscribe for fitness courses, or watch live streaming of experts who work out in their lounge or room.
- Move Outside: Walking or jogging is a great idea for cardiac conditions, you can as well throw in some stairs or sprints for a better challenge. Performing bodyweight exercises such as mountain climbing, squats, push-ups, and planks aids body workouts.
- Resistance work Creativity: Exercises like tricep, dips, squats, step-ups, and push-ups can be done using indoor furniture like chairs as benches.
Benefits of Exercises include: Immune Support, Weight Management and Reduce health risks and prevents disease
Exercise in the company of family, or in small groups:
Having exercise partners makes it more competitive, fun, and adds accountability.
Consider bringing your family or a few friends when you go out to exercise to keep your company having the rules and guidelines of social distancing in mind. Exercises like hiking and biking will enable you to maintain an appropriate distance between each other.
Scheduling exercises as a family activity and including games breaks in the middle will keep children attentive, engaged and physically fit. When meeting up with friends, avoid close quarters, consider open space and outdoor fitness and activities. Be sure to disinfect sporting equipment before and after use during group activities.
Making Use of Bodyweight:
Bodyweight exercises include Jumping jacks, Planks, Pushups, and Sit-ups. Research has proven that in both cardio and weightlifting, bodyweight is one of the most effective exercises.
These exercises should be combined with running or walking on a treadmill for a full-body workout. Sanitize surfaces or equipment that you touch before and after usage to kill germs, and minimize the spread of the coronavirus.
It is important to note that there is a mutual relationship between your diet, health, and physical fitness. Nutrition is necessary for preventing disease., and an important factor when it comes to social well being and physical fitness. Constantly check your body to be aware of how well your body is adapting to physical activities.