Maintaining even a modicum of the usual fitness levels can be difficult during normal circumstances; during periods of social distancing, they may seem well-nigh impossible. We don’t all have a home gyms or exercise equipment in our place of residence. For many of us, both indoor and outdoor space can also be an issue.
That said, here at AquAid, we looked at exercise methods that are not only better suited to a more private indoor environment but are also easily achievable. A few examples are:
Resistance training – using workout/exercise bands.
Walking, climbing stairs, on the spot jogging – after a good warm up.
Yoga, Pilates and stretching exercises.
Seated exercise – at your desk or in your workspace.
Home weights training – you can use anything from a tin of beans to a dictionary for this.
As always, with any form of mobility, exercising or fitness training, the key to protecting your body and mind while being able to better perform during any fitness or exercise is to make sure you drink water. If you prefer more high impact exercising – e.g. cardio workouts or dancing, where you sweat more, the rule is simple – drink more water.
There is a considerable amount of videos freely available online to guide even the most sedentary of us to basic fitness health, but we particularly liked the videos available at the NHS.
Here’s wishing you a safe, enjoyable and very well hydrated work out, wherever you are, whatever size your home, home office or current workspace.