The Importance of Exercise During Quarantine

When you are stuck at home all day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to fall into bad habits. In particular, you may find yourself spending hours on the couch binge-watching your favorite TV shows.

There is, of course, nothing wrong with taking some time to relax and unwind while quarantining. However, you should not let your lifestyle become too sedentary. Should you fail to move around and stay active while you are cooped up at home, you are likely to gain weight in a hurry. You may also weaken your immune system and negatively impact the overall health of your body.

So, how can you stay fit in the comfort of your own home? Well, if you have a treadmill, rowing machine, or any other cardiovascular fitness equipment in your house, spending around 30 minutes per day putting it to good use would be a great place to start.

If you happen to have some free weights at home, you can use them to keep your strength up during your period of quarantine. The goblet squat, dumbbell clean, and one-arm swing are among the best exercises you can use to tone your muscles.

Of course, even if you don’t have access to any equipment, you can still get your heart pumping by jumping rope, jogging on the spot, or running up and down the stairs. If you would prefer a slightly less intense exercise, you can also go for a brisk walk around your neighborhood.

No matter which workout you opt for, your body will thank you for your efforts by staying trim and supplying you with plenty of white blood cells and antibodies to help you fight off any viruses that might come knocking at your door.

Are you ready to start your at-home COVID-19 workout regime? Check out the attached PDF for details on how to perform some of the most effective exercises!

Need help with exercise or nutrition visit us at motiv8fit.com!

Until next time Motiv8ers
lylemartinjr

Published by Motiv8 Fit Blog

We are a fitness family all about helping everyone build a healthy lifestyle that works for them.

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