Our physical fitness and conditioning hugely impacts our mental health. If it suffers, our mental health also takes a hit, creating a cursed cycle.
The good news is, when a person starts taking better care of their physical health, they also
notice their mental health improving. This is one solid reason why physically active people tend
to suffer from depression much less than their sedentary counterparts.
When out in the real world, we tend to divide our days into distinct parts: work, exercise, play,
But, during a lockdown, these four distinct parts of one’s life can blend into one and create
chaos. Even worse, we may stop paying attention to some (like exercise) and overindulge in
others (like play).
For the sake of staying fit and taking good care of your mental health during a lockdown, it’s
vital to separate them. As much as you may not want to hear it, keeping a schedule can be
incredibly beneficial for that.
Today, we’ll take an in-depth look at one of those pillars: fitness.