How To Stay Safe While Exercising in COVID-19
24 April 2020
The following are recommended tips to keep you stay safe while performing your fitness routine during COVID-19.
Skip exercising when you manifest symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty of breathing. Call your physician. These manifestations are key symptoms of Covid-19.
Practice Social Distancing. When going out for a walk or bicycle ride, make sure to practice social distancing. Also, wash hands with water and soap before you leave the house and as soon as you arrive home. You may use sanitizers or alcohol while you are out and there is no water available.
Start with slow, less intense workouts when you are not regularly active. Go for light to moderate workouts like walking, swimming, or aerobics. You may begin with a shorter time, perhaps 5-10 minutes and slowly increasing to 30 minutes or more progressively for a few weeks.
Select the appropriate workout in order to prevent injury. Opt for the right intensity based to your health and fitness assessment. Make sure you can breathe comfortably while performing the exercise.
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