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5 Fun and Easy Ways To Keep Fit At Home During Rainy Season

Have you been cooped up at home for the past few weeks because of the yearly monsoon season? Is one of your new year resolutions for 2022 staying healthy and exercising regularly? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then this article is perfect for you, because in this week’s feature, we’ll be introducing you to 5 fun and easy ways to keep fit even if it’s raining outside!

1. Pilates

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Pilates is a popular low-impact form of exercise that typically involves mats, pilates balls, and other inflated accessories to help build strength without the stress of higher-impact exercises. If you don’t have any of these equipment, that’s okay too! You can try many pilates stretches on just a mat or a chair. Pilates has been shown to improve balance, develop core strength and increase flexibility in older adults, and is definitely an easy way to relax, destress and stretch after a long rainy day!

Great exercises you can try out include:

2. Chair yoga

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Although you can try pilates stretches while sitting on a chair, there’s actually specific exercises suited for that! Chair yoga is a low-impact form of exercise that improves muscle strength, mobility, balance and flexibility, all of which are crucial health aspects as we grow older. Not to mention, it also provides less stress on muscles, joints, and bones than more conventional forms of yoga, and has been shown to improve mental health in older adults. Since the only equipment it requires is a chair, it is definitely one of the most accessible yet beneficial forms of yoga you should try!

Great exercises you can try out include:

3. Resistance band workouts

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Resistance bands are stretchy strips of rubber that add resistance to workouts with reduced stress on your body. The bands are also cheap to purchase, making them ideal for at-home exercise! The best part is that these exercises are very user-friendly and accessible for beginners, which is what makes them popular workouts with all ages! Additionally, these exercises are ideal for strengthening your core, which improves posture, mobility, and balance.

Great exercises you can try out include:

4. Body weight workouts


If you're an older adult, then this could be the perfect workout for you! As we grow older, it is common to find ourselves facing muscle loss, which can have devastating health effects. Body weight workouts are one of the best ways to counteract this. Another key benefit of body weight workouts is how affordable and easy it is. Most only require workout clothes and a mat to soften impact with the floor, and are perfect to do in your apartment.

Great exercises you can try out include:

5. Walking

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Another form of exercise that involves very little stress and is incredibly accessible is walking. For a healthy lifestyle, you should walk about 10,000 steps per day, but if you have difficulty walking or joint pain, there’s nothing wrong with settling for a smaller number as a goal! Walking promotes a healthy lifestyle, while strengthening muscles, lowering your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and colon cancer.

In case you're wondering, there are plenty of walking exercises you can do from the comfort of your home! Some exercises you can try out include:

That’s all for this blog! ​​I hope you’ll enjoy keeping fit with the various ways we’ve suggested, and happy new year everyone!

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