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Health & Fitness Tips

March 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Illness Prevention Tips:

Wash your hands often
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Avoid contact with people who are sick
Stay home if you don’t feel well
Get plenty of sleep
If you are exhibiting symptoms of the virus, contact your physician.

Staying Healthy:

Keep moving
-Exercise at home (30 minutes each day)
-Endurance, strength, flexibility and balance exercises
-To maintain fitness levels, challenge yourself (example: walk for one minute, run for one minute or jog for one minute, sprint for 30 seconds, repeat)
Eat healthily
-Eat well-balanced meals. Half of your plate should be fruits and vegetables and half should be lean protein, whole grains and dairy
-Eat healthy snacks like apples and peanut butter, low-fat yogurt with berries, carrots and celery with hummus, small handful of almonds
Stay hydrated
-Drink at least 5 bottles of water at day (80 ounces or more)

Additional Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Coronavirus Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Ohio Department of Health Coronavirus Resource Page

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