Friday, September 25, 2020
Home Life Style Health & Fitness Focus on Your Fitness While Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus

Focus on Your Fitness While Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus

While you were busy binging during the winter festival months, you didn’t quite account for the coronavirus outbreak and how it would dampen your fitness plans. Read more to know further on how to combat the unforeseen attack and keep your fitness journey on.

The advisory released in public interest for all gyms/ fitness & yoga centres to strengthen the fight against coronavirus are being circulated across all cities to ensure that exercise facilities are extra cautious and adhere to proper sanitizing and cleanliness norms.

The impact of coronavirus has had a drastic impact on several sectors in the globally, including the fitness sector, which has seen a massive drop in terms of individual participation.

Fitness coronavirus
The advisory released in public interest for all gyms/ fitness & yoga centres to strengthen the fight against coronavirus are being circulated across all cities to ensure that exercise facilities are extra cautious. Pixabay

Speaking about the guidelines, Mr. Tahsin Zahid, Chief Operating Officer, SPEFL said, “exercise facilities need to be extra careful as these are the places for group gatherings and can act as a multiplier area, so it becomes imperative for gyms and fitness centers to help the government in controlling the spread of the virus. This does not mean people stop exercising, in fact people shall do more exercises as it will help boost the immunity which can be helpful.”

He further says, “Personal hygiene is the best preventive measure to avoid any chances of getting infected by coronavirus. Even the exercise facilities should adhere to basic hygiene systems like Gym Machine Sanitization, Accessibility of Hand Sanitizers in the Gym, separate personal towels for each individual and regular disinfecting of washrooms and lockers.” Mr. Tahsin Zahid added.

Precautions for proprietors:

1. Ensure the gym premises, weight machines, free weights, shower cubicles and changing rooms are sanitize during sessions

2. Hand sanitization stations should be accessible and functions

3 Washrooms and lockers should be disinfected throughout the day

4. Users should be made aware of personal hygiene practices

Precautions for fitness enthusiast:

Fitness coronavirus
The impact of coronavirus has had a drastic impact on several sectors in the globally, including the fitness sector, which has seen a massive drop in terms of individual participation. Pixabay

1. Use personal towels and not gym provided ones

2. Cover your mouth while sneezing or coughing with a disposable tissue

3. Don’t touch your face, mouth or try and wipe sweat without sanitizing or washing your hands

4. Don’t attend sessions, group or personal, if you are feeling sick

5. Wear a mask for group classes and in packed gyms

6. Don’t share personal items like bags, bottles etc

Also Read- Social Media Giants Facebook and Twitter Remove Russian Fake Accounts

Finally, don’t let coronavirus come in the way of your fitness routine as fitness will help keep your stamina up and to boost your immunity.
So flex away! (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,140FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,775FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Cooked Carrots Can Trigger Allergic Reactions in Many People: Researchers

The consumption of raw carrots triggers allergic reactions in many people. Contrary to popular belief, cooked carrots can also have this effect, warn researchers. "The...

Covid Patients More Likely to Face Kidney Damage Risk: Study

Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute kidney injury (AKI), a dreaded...

Amazon Echo Show 10 to Make Video Calling More Enjoyable

Amazon on Thursday introduced Echo Show 10 that will make video calling more enjoyable as the screen moves as you move, and the camera...

The Emerging OTT Stars

Just a few weeks, ago that filmmaker Shekhar Kapur shared that he was impressed with the amazing new acting talents that the OTT space...

DesignCap – Make a Design and Protect Yourselves from Coronavirus

The new coronavirus was found in one city after another around the world from 2019. During this time, everybody was in a frenzy till...

What To Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Truck Accident

According to FMCSA, 4,311 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes in 2015, an 8-percent increase from the previous year. Each year,...

People Avoid Masks Due to Breathing Problems: Study

When it came to non-compliance towards covering the face, breathing problems have emerged as a key reason, with 50 percent listing it in a...

Women More Vulnerable to Uncurbed Diabetes

Traditionally, women play the role of caregivers in India when it comes to families and their health. They prioritize the health of their loved...

Recent Comments