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Staying Fit during COVID-19: All You Can Do

COVID-19 has restricted most of us to stay inside our homes for an uncertain period. As a result, our stress-busting routines are no longer safe or available. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t ignore the link between our diet, physical activity, and health, especially during these stressful times.

Healthy nutrition and physical fitness are key players that ensure our mental, social, and physical well-being. Furthermore, the lifestyle we adopt during this period will determine our health. Sitting idle can lead to an increased risk of chronic disease development and decreased immune health.

Therefore, movement through physical activity and sweating through infrared sauna baths has become critical for everyone during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read on to learn how you can stay fit during the pandemic.

Body Weight Exercises

Bodyweight exercises are essential for maintaining body mobility, stability, and muscular endurance. These activities ensure all your body organs are in good shape and can resist illnesses.

You can establish and maintain a healthy body foundation by investing at least one hour in bodyweight exercises like bridges, push-ups, planks, and body squats. Incorporate yoga movements into this workout too.

Use online sources for guidance and move onto other challenging exercises once you excel at the simpler ones.

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Strength-Train with Household Items

It can be challenging to find the motivation to train at home without any fitness equipment. Equipment like dumbbells and other cardio machinery is expensive. However, you can avoid this expense by performing these workouts using supplies available at home.

Go old school and think about how you can substitute each piece of equipment with a household item. You can use various things for a kettlebell or dumbbell, from milk jugs to homemade sandbags, chains, and a gallon of milk.

The whole point of this exercise is to get moving without excuses.

 

Take Frequent Sauna Baths

Following every workout session with a sauna bath can be the perfect everyday activity routine while you’re at home. Saunas come in different shapes, sizes, and temperatures. You can heat them between 150°F and 195°F (65°C to 90°C) according to your body’s endurance towards heat.

Use a Finnish style dry and traditional sauna or an infrared sauna to let your body flush out all the toxins through excessive sweating. It’s best to spend at least 20 to 30 minutes inside a sauna and cool the steam off with a cold shower afterward.

Sauna therapy has multiple benefits to ensure optimum health. Furthermore, exposure to high temperatures expands your blood vessels, improving blood circulation, and providing the benefits of a cardio workout.

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Looking to incorporate a sauna into your at-home fitness routine? Check out our wide range of 1 to 5-person low-EMF, infrared saunas at USA Health & Wellness. We offer affordable, durable, and low-maintenance saunas with multiple health benefits to help you achieve the most rejuvenating experience. Purchase with us today!

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