Due to the pandemic widespread of coronavirus our nation is undergoing complete lockdown for the next 21 days which means everybody needs to be in Quarantine.

Of course, we all are not so happy with the lockdown situation but after all, it is necessary for everyone to fight against the combat Covid-19 and practice self-quarantine.

I hope everyone is getting bored these days and have not many things to do. But that doesn’t mean that you have an excuse to avoid your health and fitness.

Isolation can lead to obesity. And to prevent yourself from obesity you will have to boost up with your workout and exercising routine. Now you all have time to focus on your health and fitness so why to waste this complete lockdown.

Regular exercise has great benefits for your health. And when all the gyms and fitness centers are closed then you are supposed to use home equipment for exercising.

Confused about what domestic equipments we are talking about?

Let’s get to know!

Top 5 Domestic Things That You Can Use To Do Workout In Quarantine

  1. Theraband

therabands

Theraband is very easy and simple to rehab your exercise routine with it. They are made up of latex rubber and provides resistance that is a great way to strengthen your muscles.

  • Theraband is versatile and one can use it to strengthen and mobilize anybody’s muscle.
  • Easy to store. They are not heavy and requires a small space.
  • They are helpful in performing aerobic exercise.
  • Theraband can help in building up your body posture, balance, and coordination.
  • They are useful in developing muscular strength and endurance.
  1. Water bottle

Water bottle

Instead of using dumbbells, you can use your water bottle. The heavyweight dumbbells are useful for strengthening the muscles and lightweight dumbbells are useful for providing toning and shape to your muscles.

You can use a 5L water as a 5kg dumbbell and do all your muscles exercise and shape it. Also, you can do goblet squats while holding your water bottle in your hand just like the way you must be holding dumbbells in your gym.

  1. Books

Books

Use the pile of books as weights and combine it with your pushups. You can keep a pile of books on your back as a weight when you are doing pushups.

As books are heavy in the weight you can use books and do the muscles exercise for strengthening your muscles.

  1. Rucksack

Rucksack

Rucksack backpack can be used in the bodyweight exercise. You can fill your rucksack bag with either clothes, shoes, books and all the heavy things you have at your home. And then you hold it just like you hold school bags on your shoulder.

Now you can do sit-ups with weight. You can also do pushups while carrying the backpack. Also, if you have found a rod in your home that you can use for pull-ups then combine it along.

  1. Mattress

Mattress

You can always opt for yoga and for performing yoga you just need a mattress.

You can carry on with your planks and pushups on the same mat. You can do core strengthening exercise that includes pilates workout.

You can do leg strengthen your lower body and legs by doing trikonasana, Parsvottanasana, Uttanasana, and Nataraj asana.

It’s all about finding out productivity from everything. There can be more things too that you can use as equipment for exercising.

Suggestion: As you must be running or jogging on a treadmill in your gym, you can opt for on the spot running at your home.

So here we are done rest is up to you how you utilize your quarantine time and take out the productivity from it. Also, don’t go out of your house as it can be unsafe for you and your family and stay fit and healthy.

Paayel
Author

I am a student of Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. I am an aspiring journalist. I am on the path to gain more knowledge and wisdom.

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