Being on lockdown may cause stress-eating, here are five tips to help you stay on track


While many of us remain isolated at home amid the Covid-19 outbreak, it can be difficult to maintain healthy habits. These tips, provided by NBC News, can get you back on track.

1. Schedule activities for yourself

Setting aside some time to meditate, practice a skill and enjoy a hobby can curb your boredom.

Perhaps, bullet journal like Lucie Fink?

READ MORE: 6 Things to do when you find yourself in a slump of not wanting to do anything 

2. Make it a point to exercise daily 

While you may not be able to take a brisk walk around the neighbourhood in South Africa for the next 21 days, fitness apps can help you get some exercises done.

Home workouts à la Hannah Bronfman:

3. Make balanced meals a focus

Though ingredients may be limited, do your best to eat generous portions of produce with lean and healthy fats and carbs.

Wellness advocate Sophia Roe has set the example:

READ MORE: ‘Here’s how transcendental meditation changed my life and why you should try it’ 

4. Meal prep

Having a clear idea of how you're going to use your groceries will eliminate any unhealthy deviations.

5. Don't be afraid to eat snacks and comfort food

In Moderation, snacks can provide a boost of nourishment throughout the day.

Maybe take some notes from fitness guru, Khethi?

SOURCES: Cover Media, NBC News

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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