How to Keep Calm & Stay Healthy When You’re Social-Distancing

Tue, Apr 07, 2020 at 6:20PM

How to Keep Calm & Stay Healthy When You’re Social-Distancing

It’s a fact: social distancing saves lives. Staying at home and avoiding public gatherings is our best bet for winning this battle against COVID-19. Still, if you’re used to working out in a gym, yoga studio or other fitness space, adjusting your routine can be challenging, and losing out on your regular fitness routine can feel extra stressing. So how can you stay fit, stay healthy and stay calm during this time of crisis?

That’s a question on so many people’s minds right now, which is why we put together this list of handy online resources and tips for taking care of your body, mind and soul during such a stressful and difficult time. We truly hope it helps.

 

Creating Your Own Home Gym

If you can’t get to the gym during this crisis, you can still stay fit with your own home gym:

Best Home Workout Equipment
Building a Home Gym:Equipment & Placement

20 Household Items to Work Out With

Cleaning Your Equipment- CDC Guidelines                         

 

Keeping Your Workouts Fun

Even with the best home gym, working out at home can get stale. So while you are self-quarantining, be sure to check out these fun and effective workout ideas:

27 YouTube Workouts That Don't Require Gym Equipment

7 Home Workouts That are Free for Now

Best Online Workouts for Social-Distancing

 

Keeping Your Goals on Track

We’re all feeling extra tense and stressed right now, which can lead to coping with junk food and Netflix binges. If you want to fight the bulge, however, consider downloading these trackers:

9 Best Food Tracker Apps of 2020

Best Apps for Sticking to Fitness Goals

Apps That Pay You to Work Out

 

Creating Your New Self-Care Routine

Sticking to your workout routine can help melt some of that tension away, but now is also a good time for some extra self-care. From yoga to sleep, here’s how to get more self-care at home:

2 Free Months of Online Yoga

Free Meditations for Stress-Relief

Breathing & Sleeping Through Crisis

Staying Calm During Crisis

 

Relaxing and taking it easy can help you deal with the stress of this global crisis, but you also need to take care of your physical and mental health. Eat well, work out when you can and try to get enough rest to protect yourself and your well-being.


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