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How to stay active during the pandemic

 

Did you know that you only need about three hours of exercise per week to help you stay healthy? Depending on where you are, fitness facilities may be closed down due to COVID-19. If a gym is not available then we’re here to help show you how to stay active during the pandemic. There are many workouts that are available that you can do to stay physically active.

Home Exercises

Home exercises are one of the best options when it comes to staying active during a pandemic. There are a number of video tutorials, fitness apps and information that you can follow to be active while you’re at home. You can do bodyweight exercises such as pushups, squats, lunges, or crunches. The best part is, you don’t have to spend a dime to stay active by doing these exercises. If you like hitting the gym, investing in equipment such as dumbbells and cardio machines may be the best option for you. Although it may be costly, it’s definitely worth the investment in the long run. As home gyms may be expensive for a lot of people, there are different types of equipment that are cost-effective and can help you on how to stay active during the pandemic. These could be items like resistance bands, medicine balls or jump ropes.

Outdoors

Outdoor activities are also a good alternative to stay active during a quarantine. Walking, biking and running are only a few cardio workout options to promote weight loss. You can spend quality time with your friends and family while staying healthy. You can also make outdoor activities enjoyable by listening to music or playing your favourite podcast on your phone. Aside from being physically active, you can also help boost your mood by going outside and inhaling fresh air rather than staying at home.

Outdoor Workout benefits
Meditation

Being physically active is very important to stay healthy, but a lot of people tend to forget about taking care of their mental health. With all the craziness happening all over the world due to COVID-19, it’s important that we keep sane and composed during this time. What better way to do it than by meditating! Meditation can help reduce stress, promotes emotional health, decrease blood pressure and improves your sleep. Meditation can be accessible for free by looking up videos on the internet that you can listen to and follow. All you need is a yoga mat, comfortable workout gear, your cellular device or television so you have a reference to guide you!

 

 

Given our current situation, we understand how safety is important to control the spread of the virus. We advise people to stay in their homes in order to help flatten the curve. The staff at MOBO wishes everyone a safe 2021 and remember to stay active and keep moving! – Team MOBO