5 Best Tips To Stay Healthy During Lockdown

The growing concern for mental and physical health has reached an all-time high ever since the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread.

Living in a post-pandemic, quarantined world where self-isolation is the safest bet to stay healthy is nothing short of a struggle. It’s quite challenging to take care of both the mind and body amidst a lockdown – we’d all agree. However, human beings are best-known for our ability to adapt; and so we have, once again.

Yes, the sun is shining bright on us, once again. With the lowering of COVID-19 cases, things are slowly returning towards normalcy. Likewise, we bear good news, folks – you can stay healthy during the lockdown; here’s how:

Here are our 5 best tips to stay fit and healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown. Which ones are you trying? Let us know your experience in the comments below.

Healthy diet

1. Maintain A Healthy Diet

You are what you eat. If your goal is to stay fit and healthy, start your journey by shifting towards a healthy diet. Scientists repeatedly emphasize the need to eat healthier, as certain foods amplify your recovery time. Also, replacing processed, deep-fried foods with greens and organic alternatives help you cope with other health issues – heart problems, diabetes and weight gain – just to name a few.

2. Exercising Regularly Is A Must

It’s no secret that working out regularly, how little it may be – has numerous health benefits. Yes, it makes you look ripped and healthy; however, exercise is also great for your mental health. Here’s the science behind it – You release feel-good chemicals, i.e., endorphins every time you bench-press, finish a minute-long plank, or even jog for a mile and a half. So, why not give it a try? You’ll thank yourself.

3. Fix Your Sleep Schedule

Do you know the health benefits of sleeping 8 hours every day? First and foremost, it lowers your chances of heart attacks, diabetes and helps you maintain a healthy weight. Not to mention, sleep is one of the best stress-busters; it freshens up your mood and rids you from negative thoughts. Amidst a lockdown, getting proper sleep could help you go through the next day with a big smile on your face!

4. Go On A Social-Media Hiatus

Sometimes, a lot of information can do more harm than good. With the rise in infection cases every day, it’s very hard to remain stable mentally. Our advice? Take a long break from social media. Take up some hobbies – sketching, singing, or reading for example. Enrol in a professional-skill course and learn something new. Try new, productive things to channel out the negativity that every day brings in this situation.

5. Meditate Every Day

Meditating regularly, even for five minutes, helps you deal with major stress and anxiety. Meditation helps you gain a better perspective on things that is stressing you out and prepares you to make the most of the present. COVID-19 has planted fright in the hearts of millions, and tools like meditation come in handy to actively combat negativity and fear.

Here are our 5 best tips to stay fit and healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown. Which ones are you trying? Let us know your experience in the comments below.

Swarup Samaddar

An aspiring digital marketer who loves blogging, content and copy creation. In my spare time, I like to make music and go on long roadtrips on my motorcycle.

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