The pandemic of Covid-19 has taken a toll on the sanity of the mental and physical health of people. Although some countries are facing the effect of a second wave of the coronavirus, the others are resuming their lives to normal. Needless to say, while the entire world is awaiting the glorious vaccine to curb the spread of the SARS-COVID-02 virus, it is also imperative for all of us to the care of our mental and physical health, while we do so. In this article, we will share the essential health care tips to maintain your health and fitness during bleak times.
Whether you’re a gym freak or a regular person who wishes to maintain their physical health, exercise is one of the main things that people ought to concentrate on. Since gyms have been open across some parts of the world, it can be a great option to get in the regular workout routine. However, for those that are still sceptical of going to the gyms, plenty of home workout options can save the day.
Anything from running on the treadmill, to light-weight exercises with or without the use of equipment can help keep you in shape and also enhance the heart rate. Increase in the heart rate is another great advantage because it also helps in maintaining the overall lung capacity.
Sleep is essential for the body – many studies conducted on the cycles of rest and sleeps patterns suggest a minimum of 6-8 hours of sound sleep is essential for the normal functioning of the body. The best way to maintain the sleep cycle is to go to bed every day at the same time. Doing this for 21 days straight will fix a routine that will automatically guide the body to sleep on time.
Adding to the above point, if you regularly struggle with sleep and show signs of insomnia, then one of the best ways to induce sleep is through meditation. Meditation calms the mind eases the stress and also indices better sleep and help with regular sleeping patterns.
It does so, by turning off the hamster wheels of thoughts, providing clarity and a sense of relief to the mind, even during stressful times like these.
Immunity is the one word we’ve all heard this entire year. People are running behind supplements and immune boosters to prevent themselves from the infection. However, little did we all know that what we eat at home and healthy diet habits can help in maintaining and building immunity to fight against viruses. A consistent dietary change can support in maintaining overall health. Foods rich in Vitamin C, D and B12, are essential during these times. Green, leafy vegetables, spices and an abundant amount of fruits, with regular intake of warm water, will help in maintaining the right healthy lifestyle during such bleak times.