There is something to be said about fitness classes. Survey figures from EMD UK estimate that 4.86 million in England alone regularly partake in group exercise classes. Even before Covid-19 kicked in and change the way we keep fit; technology has been instrumental in increasing the scope of these classes. While many gyms re-opened at the end of last month, capacity restrictions have been enforced to accommodate social distancing.
I swear International Day of Yoga 2020 could not have been better timed this year. In the face of this global pandemic, it’s never been more important to look after our physical and mental well-being. Weeks of lockdown have had us all turned to ways to keep our mood lifted and for many of us, yoga has been a saviour.
We all know that moving and staying fit is important in lockdown so it’s no wonder the word ‘exercise’ has been rankling even higher than usual on Google since quarantine. Not least because we need to stay physical, but also because it will do wonders for our mental health. But with gyms shut down, some outdoor areas closed off to the public, it can be hard to get a workout in. Add to that, and at-home gym equipment, virtually all sold out, and it’s hard not to dismiss the idea of keeping fit altogether. But keeping fit is not limited to equipment around the home. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden, it’s time to head outdoors.
Tranquillity, peace and happiness. Isn’t that what we are all striving for? With our busy hectic modern lives, these precious states of well-being are often overlooked. But they needn’t be. With some deliberate focus and action, they can be achieved on a daily basis. And to kick-start your plans to incorporate them into your daily life, look no further than seven days and six nights away from the world as you know it, and head to the epitome of health through Escape Ritual, Bali.
Whether you’re planning to burn off the Christmas calories, or want to sustain your long-term exercise habits during the winter season, you’ll need the right sportswear for the job. Here are six top tips for buying sportswear for the winter: