amyst
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Covid

How do you stay fit and healthy during pandemic?
MKH

Re: Covid

Installed a small-footprint dual stack cable gym in my garage. Strength train 4 times a week, along with ride a recumbent stationary bike a few times a week. Also belong to a gym with an indoor salt-water pool, where you can reserve your own swim lane for an hour at a time - so swim/water-walk (pool is 4 feet deep) three times a week. Gym is part of a local major hospital complex - actually part of their rehab facility, so all hospital Covid protocols followed. Am fully vacc'd and boosted as well.
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alohart
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Re: Covid

I'm 77 and must be careful not to injure myself during weight training (been there, done that), so lots of reps of moderate weight rather than heavy weights. With a herniated lumbar disk, running irritates my sciatic nerve, so I haven't run in 37 years :(

Three times each week, I walk up a 2.2-mile hill that is ~700 feet high, so 4.4 miles round-trip, all on sidewalks. I also hike in the nearby mountains occasionally usually at least 5 miles total with over 1,000 feet altitude gain.

I usually walk ~½ mile to a gym where I do ~1 hour of weight training 3 times per week. However, during this recent Omicron spike, I haven't been going to the gym even though I'm fully vaccinated and boosted. I'll probably start going again this week.
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MKH

Re: Covid

I'm 77 and must be careful not to injure myself during weight training (been there, done that)
LOL, me too. 72 here. That's one of the reasons I elected for a cable stack weight home gym instead of free weights when all the gyms shut down - more control so limits chance injury from free weights getting away from you. Have Plantar Fasciitis in both feet, so don't do a lot of walking as it makes it flare up - though after two years treating the symptoms with little success, stumbled on an obscure site that showed how to treat the most common cause with some simple exercises - which actually is working for me, so may be able to get more walking in as well. :D
Arm
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Re: Covid

amyst wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:02 pm How do you stay fit and healthy during pandemic?
You act like a normal human being and don't buy into the bullshit.

Go out, go into nature, eat right, get sunshine, live your life.
amyst
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Re: Covid

Some great advices here. Thanks all for your comments! The only thing I would like to add - if you do need some medicaments or vitamins order them online from a legit source like CandaDrugs and try to avoid all those big drugstores and other crowded places.

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