With an uncertain timeline surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and its estimated longevity, employees will be working from home for a few more weeks. It might become really tempting to relax and let yourself go a bit. But now more than ever, we need to make sure we stay active!
According to Healthline.com, regular exercise can:
- Improve your mood, decreasing feelings of depression, anxiety and stress.
- Improve brain function, protecting memory and thinking skills.
- Help you relax.
These are all things we’ll definitely need to help us all get creative and figure out how to manage our businesses during this time. So don’t give into the temptation of becoming too relaxed during your work-from-home days. Try some of these easy exercises to keep yourself active and working in peak performance.
HAVE YOU BEEN ACTIVE LATELY?
GET SOME QUICK PUSHUPS IN
Want to get some quick exercise in,
but can’t tear yourself away from the
computer? Try getting in a few chair
pushups. See if you can work yourself
up to a set of 20 and start increasing
that number as you begin to get
comfortable with the routine.
TAKE A QUICK JOG AROUND THE HOUSE
If you are not big on jogging or aren’t
used to long jogging sessions, don’t let
that discourage you. Specialists affirm
that you can start with 10 minutes of
brisk walking and gradually build up
to a nonstop jog of 30 minutes
Who doesn’t love jumping around
for a little while. Try getting some
jumping jacks during the day.
beginning “by doing just a few at a
low to moderate intensity.” Then you
can begin working “up to doing two
sets of 10 or more repetitions.”
If you’re looking for ways to stay in touch with your clients, send them some performance gear, with some clever messaging that’ll keep them motivated to stay active. Check out a few ideas here or download our flyer to share with customers.