We all know how important physical activity is and its benefits, ranging from improving sleep quality, preventing anxiety, muscle and immune strengthening.
Pandemic and social isolation have caused people to rethink their lifestyle and create routines. So, the big questions of the moment are: how do kids and adults keep a healthy body and mind during quarantine, and how to practice physical activity without being exposed to the risk of contamination by COVID-19?
The combination of physical activity and relaxation is a valuable tool to remain calm and stay healthy during this period of isolation. You can stay active at home, performing simple exercises. But, you can also leave the house and engage in outdoor activities that keep socially distant such as running, riding a bicycle, playing tennis, stand-up paddling, surfing, and others.
To keep active we suggest activities that kids and adults can learn from and stay fit, all while being outside. Therefore, learning how to surf is a great way to engage in physical activities while keeping safe during the quarantine. For kids and teenagers, surfing can be a great sport to practice after online school. Most of the have been inside long periods of time to attend online classes, learn surfing gives them the opportunity to make new friends and stay fit, all while staying socially distant.
In addition to strengthening the immune system, which makes the body produce faster and more effective responses to invading organisms, such as Covid-19, physical activity such as surfing prevents the development of chronic non-communicable diseases. It controls cholesterol levels, improves muscle and cardio respiratory fitness, improves sleep quality, reduces stress, and is a great ally in the treatment of depression and anxiety, among others.
We encourage you to stay active and book a surf lesson with us to experience the ocean and practice surfing, an activity that is good for the body, mind and soul.