We know exercise alone will not prevent us from getting the Coronavirus (or any virus for that matter), but we do know that exercise will build up your strength and resilience, which in turn will help your body fight infections and increase your immune system.
And for our mental health, exercise is a powerful tool which can tackle loneliness, reduce your anxiety levels, help you sleep better, improve your mood, improve your self-esteem and sense of achievement.
What’s more, if you’re recovering from a coronavirus infection, evidence shows that building regular activity into your daily routine is safe and important and helps your body get back to normal.
One Life Suffolk delivers a programme to support people with long-term health conditions and those who would benefit from moving more often, to build physical activity into their lives.
Activity Alliance are committed to ensuring disabled people can be and stay active. They have compiled a list of useful exercise advice, workouts, videos and activity guides.
COVID-19 infection frequently leaves people feeling tired and weak, with shortness of breath and muscle pain performing simple tasks. Visit the Moving Medicine website for more help.
After a period of illness and inactivity, your muscles will be weaker than normal and you will be less fit than you were. It is important to get back to your previous level of activity. Read more from the NHS.
Living with a health condition can be unpredictable with what you feel like you can do can changing day to day. But it’s the fact that we get moving that makes us feel undefeatable.
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