If there’s one thing we’ve learnt through these times, it’s that health and well-being take priority over everything else. Most of us have always had sedentary lifestyles, and the current shift in work-life balance is probably not helping on that front at all. As we all adjust to a new way of life, adopting healthy habits that focus on an active lifestyle has become more important than ever before. Not only will these help you improve your immune system and lower health risks, they’ll also promote a happier state of mind.

While staying at home is the smartest thing you can do right now, you don’t have to sit idle through it. Ahead, we put together three important ways that will help you stay fit while you stay safe indoors.

Workout Regularly

No access to the gym? No problem. With virtual classes and workout sessions, you can now keep up with your fitness journey from the comfort of your home. If you’re looking for some motivation, BookMyShow’s #StayFitIndiaChallenge might just be what you need. As part of this initiative, 30 verified trainers, including experts like Madhuri Dixit, Mandira Bedi, Baqar Nasser and, have come together with BookMyShow to offer 300 live sessions between April 24 – May 3. What’s more, you can choose between a variety of workouts too, from CrossFit and yoga to Zumba and Pilates. Sign up right now to train with the best without stepping out your door.

Eat Nutritious Food

While at home, you can utilise this time to bring nutritious, vitamin-rich foods to your daily diet. Make sure you include loads of fresh vegetables and sprouts in your daily meals, and try to incorporate small, impactful substitutions, like opting for whole wheat pancakes instead of regular ones. Need help with that too ?? BookMyShow’s #StayFitIndiaChallenge can come to your rescue with Top Chefs like Vicky Ratnani & Luke Coutinho, giving tips for a balanced, healthy yet tasty diet; because healthy food can taste good too! Sign up now and break the myth.

Take Care Of Your Mental Health

Working from home would mean spending lots of time on your work desk, even beyond your usual work hours. Make sure you’re setting some rules for yourself to avoid a burnout. Try to adhere to set work timings, make time for recreational activities, get enough sleep and drink lots of water through the day. We’d also suggest practicing meditation in the morning before you start off your day – it's a great way to relieve stress and maintain a positive mindset. Image courtesy - Shutterstock.com