Exercise may not prevent you from getting the virus but it can help you improve your immune system, it eases depression, anxiety and stress. It may also help you improve your health physically and mentally.

The closure of gyms, social distancing and government imposed lockdowns have made it harder to stay active and fit. So we have 10 tips to help you stay fit and healthy during this pandemic.

Walking

Walking strengthens your heart, lowers your blood sugar, it burns calories, boosts your immune system and it will help improve your mood.

Tae Bo

Tae Bo is fun and good for you, it helps build strength and a great cardio workout. It burns calories more quickly. An hour session of Tae Bo can lose at least 700 calories.

Yoga

Yoga can help you increase your flexibility, it tones muscles and increases strength, it helps you maintain a balanced metabolism, and improves your athletic performance.

Boxing

Boxing helps you improve your total body strength, it decreases stress it enhances cardiovascular health, it burns calories, and may help you lose weight.

Pushups

Pushups are an effective exercise in building upper body strength, it targets the pectoral muscles, shoulders, and triceps. It can also strengthen your core and lower back by pulling in your abdominal muscle.

Zumba

Zumba is great for weight loss, it’s fun and more likely you are going to stick with it because you enjoy doing it. It improves your cardiovascular health and tones your entire body.

Lunges

Lunges engage your abdominal muscle and build a stronger and more stable core. It will help you improve your balance and posture.

Squats

Squats will help you boost your strength and athletic ability while you burn calories. It also strengthens the muscles of your lower body and your core.

Burpees

Burpees is a full-body workout that builds muscle strength and endurance while you burn a lot of calories. A favorite among any high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

Planks

Planks are one of the best core workouts, it will improve your posture, can help you get rid of back pain, and can help you improve your metabolism.

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