One of the biggest problems of working at home and remote schooling is the lack of one’s motivation to exercise. Before pandemic, people can still do some light exercise like walking from their car to the mall or office. But right now, due to the risk of COVID-19 spread, most would like to spend their time in the comfort of their homes. Inactivity can affect one’s mood, energy level and could also raise your risk of developing some health problems. Here are our top 5 inexpensive and space-friendly fitness equipment that can help you get moving while on quarantine.
1. Dumbbells and Kettle Bells
Both equipment come in various shapes, sizes and weights. These equipment are effective for working out and toning your body from shoulders down to your legs.
2. Resistance Bands
Resistance bands usually come with different resistance levels – light to heavy. While they are primarily used to tone your muscles, they are also an excellent tool for stretching.
3. Jump Rope
This old school equipment is perfect to get in your cardio. Aside from boosting your heart rate, jump rope workouts also improve your overall coordination. It targets your legs, arms and even your core.
4. Fitness Ball
This is an excellent tool to build strength and to challenge your body’s stability and balance. You can do a lot of exercises with a fitness ball, especially core exercises.
5. Yoga Mat
Yoga mats are not exclusive for yoga exercise. This can protect your back and body during any floor workout like crunches, planks and push-ups. Yoga mats are also perfect for stretching or meditating.