By now, you’ve probably established a whole new routine with social distancing (also called physical distancing). Hopefully, you’re eating well and getting outside when you can to enjoy some much-deserved sunshine. But are you also keeping up with your daily step count?
It’s important to maintain your activity levels despite social distancing, especially if you have an underlying condition such as obesity, heart disease, a lung condition or diabetes.
Although it can be challenging to get off the couch or walk away from your temporary workspace, even small bursts of mild to moderate activity can be beneficial to your heart and your overall health. At home or in your neighborhood, give these 5 ideas a try: