Have you ever imagined that the whole world will come to a standstill? Since 2020 the world has witnessed a pandemic that paralyzes all aspects out of the blue. Covid-19 resulted in a massive lockdown; restaurants, parks, malls, resorts, and fitness centers will shut down until further notice.
People are now against a new challenge to avoid being long hours at home without going to fitness centers. Some people could not able to skip the part in the day when going to the gym. So, this article viewed how families and individuals overcome quarantine and exercise during Covid-19.
What are the benefits of exercising during Covid-19?
Psychologists expressed their fears that the majority of people during Covid-19 will experience depression and different mental illnesses. Especially that people stay prolonged hours at home which directly associates with depression. This is also attributed to several reasons as following:
- Intensive following to the news particularly the news of deaths.
- Laziness and inactivity; due to the lockdown.
- The frequent routine; which is a major factor that causes depression.
- People trigger easily for no reason.
Later when people are exposed to severe and frequent bad news about Covid-19, they came up with effective methods to continue their sports routine at home. Here are some of what people tend to do at home when feeling that they need to do exercise:
Small practices make difference, walk at home even if in narrow spaces can help you be active, also reduce the feelings of laziness and sleepiness. Practitioners and doctors recommend replacing habits instead of another. For instance, When you call try to take a walk instead of sitting. After gitting up try to make some exercises that enable you to start your day with more energy. Also, maintaining a distance of one meter when you have to walk outside is a necessity.
- Following exercises online:
Lately, a lot of experts in physical fitness have started to make videos for free on social media and youtube. As a result, all family members started to follow these kinds of videos to increase their physical fitness and energy during the lockdown. So, there are no excuses for them to not follow these classes.
It is a big chance to have some rest especially for people who have a busy lifestyle full of work and responsibilities. Meditation, taking deep breaths and listening to relaxing music. Sometimes relaxing music can make you remain calm and more flexible during the pandemic.
- Participating in housework
Spending some time doing the housework like washing the dishes, make dinner will add some fun to your home atmosphere. Also, it strengthens the relationship between family members and creates an atmosphere full of love and relief. Furthermore, sharing your kids’ talents and interests would be perfect to stay connected with them. Also, dancing and performing simple chores such as cleaning and gardening means a lot to stay active at your home.
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