You might probably be wondering how you are going to spend the next couple of weeks since all activities in all countries are on total lock down. The self isolation procedures should not be a means to accumulate more fat while staying in the house doing nothing. Contrary to what many people think self isolation is, self-isolation does not mean sitting down at home all day for weeks. In this post, I have come up with some tips to keep you active and healthy all through the isolation period. Rather than allow the concept of self isolation get into your head, why not seize the opportunity to try out new at-home workouts you have never had the chance to try before because of your normal day to day schedules?
There are about 6 Tips on how to stay Active during Self Isolation in this post, following these tips will go a long way in making your self isolation period a memorable one.
Health practitioners have advised that steady stretching can help revive stiff bones and maintain a healthy blood circulation. You can decide to set aside some thirty minutes to one hour per day to devote yourself into Yoga. You should know that there are different types pf Yoga, so whichever style it is that suits you, you can get instructors on YouTube.
Practicing Yoga can help improve the health of your heart dramatically, and it also reduces the risk of heart diseases.
It is no news anywhere that exercise is good for the body, but what you might not know is that physical activity can boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
As it is that your normal day to da routine cannot be carried out again, you need to create alternative routines that keeps you active. No matter how tempting it is for you to remain in bed each morning, make sure you stick to your new found routine and follow it to the letter.
It is an entirely good thing to keep have hobbies and keep them. There are simple exercises you can train your mind to like, and these can become your hobbies.
Strength trainings do not necessarily involve throwing around heavy weights around the gym. Sometimes, the makeshift weights we make at home can also do a very good job on bodies. Train your legs by using them to raise your makeshift weights while you sit down on a sofa, it is essential to make sure that the legs remain working even though we are not allowed the liberty of walking around.
Follow this simple tip if you still find it difficult to practice mild lifting exercises
With both the leg weights and arm exercises, try doing each move ten times, then rest for 30 seconds, and repeat four times. You’ll maintain important leg and arm strength you can do it from the comfort of your sofa.
If you are the type that can’t deal with the thoughts of doing simple lifting exercises- the heavyweight ones, then you might want improvise and bring whatever bodyweight materials you can bring inside your house. Also, you can decide to add squatting, planks and sit ups in front of your Tv on your sofa. You need to know that you are expected by your body to add a few more rounds to your workouts to be able to burn enough fats to match the normal amounts burned during a normal day.
And lastly, it is important to note that taking the stairs can actually go a long way in making you healthy. You can decide to choose walk partners; it is not a must that your partner should be where you are as you can FaceTime them. This will be more fun to you, and adds immense value to your health.