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Marc Nevin
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How Are You Staying Healthy During Lockdown?

How is everyone handling staying healthy and happy during your lockdown? any tips/tricks? What's working for you and what's not?

It's made me take running up again, and I'm starting to actually enjoy it! After work, if I've not been on a run, I've been going on a pretty big walk - try and make up for sitting in all day.

Been really conscious of what I'm eating too and keeping a good record of my weight too (I actually have a dataset which is kinda weird) since I'm generally being less active

How's everyone else coping?

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Sara Miteva

I'm exercising at home almost every day for an hour and I actually ended up being in much better shape now, after 6 weeks of isolation, than before :D

I also try to cook every day and eat more veggies. I honestly don't remember the last time I ate junk food. Taking a lot of vitamin supplements as well.

The state of mind is also very important, so I reserved a corner on the balcony where I read books when the weather is nice :)

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Marc Nevin Author

Wow, that's so much more commitment than me!

Need to up my game and start doing more exercise but limited space in my flat unfortunately...

More veggies is a great shout - I starting eating vegetarian at the start of the year and definitely noticed being far healthier during this than I would've been last year!

Great plan with the balcony too, I'm doing similar with my deck so that I can have a good divide between work & relaxing!

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Sara Miteva

Haha well, the exercising is actually the result of my fear of gaining weight now that I sit/lay all day :D

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Marc Nevin Author

Hey - If it works, it works! :D

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Helen Anderson

I live close to a steep hill that in normal circumstances I would go out of my way to avoid. Now I can't wait to get up there just to stretch my legs. Sitting for a whole day makes me miss the 15-minute walk to the office more than I could have imagined.

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Marc Nevin Author

Yesss I completely agree!

Never thought I'd miss my walk to work but wow, it actually used to really just wake me up properly!