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How To Stay Fit While Working From Home

The current Pandemic has made us spend most of our time in the confinement of our homes, loafing around. Before Covid-19, we used to have busy daily routines to follow and we were doing tasks that required physical effort. 

As a result of staying at home, most people are struggling to stay fit. Their problems include weight gain, loss of strength, and medical conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 

So how should an individual stay fit while working from home? Here are some tips you can follow:

Making a Routine

While working from home can provide you a lot of flexibility in your daily routine, it is recommended to follow a daily schedule. It is recommended to do your office work in the morning so you do not have to stress about it. Then later on in the day, you can do other household chores, such as cleaning, washing, and gardening. 

Maintaining a Diet

It might have felt tempting to eat as much junk food as you want while staying at home, but it is not good for your health. Junk food combined with inactivity and idleness is a recipe for disaster. You will deprive yourself of the necessary nutrients to maintain a good healthy body. 

You should make proper meals for yourself. You can follow a cooking channel on youtube to cook food. This way you will have a good time pass while cooking food and also have healthy meals.

Doing Physical Exercise

Physical exercise is the next step in staying fit. You can try out many workouts that do not require any equipment. Bodyweight exercises are the new trend and you can do them at your home. 

Some bodyweight exercises are:

  1. Push-up
  2. Groiners
  3. Spider Crawl
  4. Standing Long Jump
  5. Burpees
  6. Handstand Wall Walk
  7. Wide-Grip Pull-Ups
  8. Glute Bridge

You can start from 10 repetitions for each of these and increase the frequency as you gain strength and muscle. These exercises can help you reduce extra body fat, and help you get a lean body. But you will only start seeing results after a month’s exercise.

You can also go out to go get some fresh air, some regions have allowed physical activity outside while maintaining social distancing. Certain regions have even allowed gyms to open with limited capacity. So you can go to a gym or if you want you can call a personal trainer London

Mental Health

Mental health problems have increased in individuals during the pandemic. People are experiencing anxiety, depression, and stress while staying at home. You can avoid these problems by following the steps mentioned above.

Following a routine, eating healthy, and doing exercise will have a positive impact on your mental health. 

Other than these you can prioritize spending time with your family because our daily lives before COVID-19 had disconnected us from our families. You can have movie nights or play games with your children. If you live away from your family you can have video call sessions with them.

You should also try to maintain contact with your friends. This way you can have the necessary socialization you are missing out on.

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