COVID-19 pandemic is keeping everyone home by hook or by crook. When you are in the house, you are more relaxed, at ease, lazy, and inactive. No matter what you do, you are just not in it for the sake of activity and losing weight, but for the sake of doing it or getting it over with. We will help you with a COVID-19 prevention program to keep your health in check.
COVID-19 is jumping on people who are obese and living with chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, respiratory infections, and the like. For such persons, it is crucial to stay active, have their weight under check, and keep their bodies busy doing something or the other.
COVID-19 Prevention Do’s And Don’ts
Regular Physical Activity
Your maid is not going to come for a long time now. So, you are left with your best friends, broom and mop. The best physical activities in your household are sweeping and mopping. Whether you believe it or not, they keep your knees, arms, and shoulder girdle strong too. You must indulge in a regular physical activity no matter what the scenario. Another piece of advice would be to wash utensils, this helps improve your hand-to-eye coordination and assists you perform neck exercises.
Dance To Music
COVID-19 pandemic situation is keeping us gloomy, morose, grounded, and depressed for far too long now. One of the best stressbusters is dancing it out. Dance like it’s your hypothetical marriage, you just received your graduation certificate, or you just got started with your retirement. Music therapy is not that famous, but it relaxes your mind, heart, body, and soul.
Healthy Diet Is Key
With an extended home vacation, you get to cook your food full of carbs, proteins, and nutrients. Make the most of it. Also, don’t give in to your sugar cravings. If you are hungry for sugars, have a fruit or a date. Give up on ice-creams, chips, chocolates, and pastries. They are only going to help you put on a few extra kilos and make you susceptible to COVID-19 infection.
Drink Warm Water
Believe it or not, drinking warm water will kill all the germs present in your throat and nasal cavity. COVID-19 affects your throat and nasal activity, as it a respiratory infection. Drinking warm water will not only keep respiratory infection at bay but also help you lose weight. You can have a drink early in the morning, with or without honey and lemon. It will thus assist you to lose the extra adipose tissue deposits in your arms, chin, biceps, and thighs, or wherever you think you shouldn’t be fat.
Avoid Outside Food
During the COVID-19 pandemic situation, it is advisable for all to avoid going out and eating outside food. When it is a home-cooked meal, you can control spices, oil, and taste. However, when it is an outside restaurant meal, you have no control over these ingredients. You can also prevent exposing yourself to the outside world, especially the ones who are overweight with a high-risk category.