Maintaining a fitness routine at home is tough for many. On the other hand, not including any fitness activity in daily routine also results in psychological and other health concerns. Amidst the concern of safety, fitness tech has taken over the industry with a range of virtual workouts, wearable’s and devices. Including a physical activity or workout in a daily routine along with a few alterations in the lifestyle can work as a stress buster while maintaining emotional well-being.
We took a closer look at people’s lifestyles during the stay at the home era and have set down a few alternatives to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Remote coaching One on one training motivates people in the gym and fitness centers. The onset of the pandemic last year enforced the fitness industry to move to virtual space and provide remote coaching. Later, it became a trend in the industry especially for people who do cannot step out to exercise. As a result, remote coaching is one of the most popular ways to stay motivated for exercise, get personalized workout recommendations and see a change in their health while staying at home. The idea of convenience and easy access to fitness training within a few clicks entices people who save the commuting time and devote it to carrying out other productive tasks.
Smart workout equipment
Home workouts and gyms have become the new normal and make sense when everyone is gearing up to prevent the third wave of the pandemic. While stuck at home, people have limited access to fitness equipment and tools for their workout needs. As a solution, AI integrated workout equipment like smart exercise bikes, treadmill and weight machine can be used to enhance the overall workout experience. With technology-based smart equipment, people can recreate a gym studio at home with live workout sessions and other built-in features to improve performance.
Smart wearable’s and devices
Wearable’s have dominated 2020 and have become a new normal for fitness enthusiasts. People looking for innovative ways to plan their workouts and meet fitness goals must find a wearable that delivers precise health information. With an increased focus on home fitness, smart wearables can track calories, heart rate, number of steps taken in a day, etc. The devices integrated with AI collect data that help in providing customised workout plans and coaching. These fitness tools have greater adoption and have played a crucial role in maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle at home.
To fight the corona virus infection, one needs to have a strong immune system. It is the first defence against the virus and starts from the kitchen. While staying at or working from home, it is common to become lethargic and compromise with diet. But people can find that Indian kitchens are always full of ancient herbs and spices that can help boost immunity. It is better to incorporate natural supplements such as ginger, raw turmeric, black pepper, cumin and garlic to strengthen the immune system. Additionally, certain seeds like sunflower seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds and melon seeds irrespective of anyone losing or gaining weight. Further, higher levels of vitamin D have been strongly associated with better resistance against upper respiratory infections.
Physical health has a strong connection with mental well-being. During the pandemic era when home isolation has become a necessity, the mind needs to be healthy so that it can produce happy hormones for the overall well-being. Including 15-20 minutes of meditation daily in the morning or before sleeping can provide immense benefits to multiplying immunity. In addition to this, practicing deep breathing exercises and yoga keep the mind clutter-free can spread positive energy to the body.