Being active and getting daily exercise can reportedly reduce the risk of severe COVID-19 -- and possibly save your life!
According to a Kaiser Permanente study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, adults battling the virus who were able to take part in "150 minutes per week of moderate to vigorous physical activity" -- which equals close to 22 minutes per day -- saw significantly lower incidences of being admitted to the hospital, ending up in intensive care, and dying.
The Doctors understand how difficult it can be to change your level of activity and it might seem overwhelming to be told you need to start working out, but it doesn't have to be.
If you are lacking the motivation to get moving, learn the tricks that active people swear by to help keep themselves moving and stick with their workout routines.
You definitely do not need a gym membership in order to stay active! You can do these 3 fitness moves in your living room, and these workouts in your kitchen, and these workouts only require paper plates and 2 chairs!
If you are heading to the gym (which you should not do if you have active COVID symptoms or are still recovering from an infection) find out how to make your workouts at the gym less risky.
Another simple way to make sure you get in your daily exercise is walking, and we have tips on how to make the most of your walks!