Is fill-in-the-blank activity safe during COVID-19? This is probably a question you’ve asked yourself, others and Google at some point during the current pandemic. While times are uncertain and the restrictions are changing from day to day, it’s hard to know which activities are considered safe and which ones are more likely to put you at risk for contracting the virus. We’ve looked into what experts are saying and compiled some resources for you.
Indoor Activities and COVID-19
Some states around the country are lifting restrictions on going out in public, allowing businesses to reopen at half capacity. For many people and business owners alike, this is exciting news. However, it’s important to continue to practice social distancing and wear a mask when you are around a group of people. Read our article about indoor group activities to learn more.
Outdoor Activities and COVID-19
Summer is no time to be cooped up inside. While being cautious is important, people are still allowed and even encouraged to spend time outside. There are many benefits, both physical and mental, to spending time outdoors. How do you know which outdoor activities are safe though? We wrote an article about outdoor activities you can do during COVID-19.
Adaptive Sports and COVID-19
COVID-19 is causing a lot of activities to be put on pause as we quarantine to stay safe. However, that doesn’t include exercising. Exercising at home and outside is still possible and it can be done safely. Although group fitness classes aren’t an option, there are plenty of virtual fitness classes, as well as individual adaptive sports that you can play to get your workout in. Check out our article about safe adaptive sports you can play during COVID-19. If you aren’t into adaptive sports and you prefer other ways of getting a workout, you can read our article about exercise and COVID-19.
The suggestions listed in these articles are not medical advice and should not be substituted for what your medical practitioner recommends. Talk to a health professional and use caution and good judgement before making a decision about what activities you choose to do.