Being stuck at home can be stressful, especially when you have practically nothing to do but homework, like I do. After all, there’s only so many times I can check Canvas before I start to go a little nuts. One thing I’ve noticed that helps is exercise. 

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Obviously, we’re supposed to be staying active, but plenty of people are busy enough with their homework or catching up on all the sleep and TV shows they’ve missed. Well, here are a couple of tips to stay active while stuck at home.

I think the most obvious solution is to go on walks. I can’t tell you how many people I see walking past my house everyday, so there’s something to be said about that particular activity. But what if you live in an area where you can’t go on walks? Whether it’s a crowded city or a highway, lots of people don’t have a walking path readily available. 

There are so many other options for simple, indoor workouts. You don’t need any fancy equipment to do a quick workout to get your blood flowing. There are just about a million YouTube channels that can walk you through simple exercises with or without equipment. Channels like POPSUGAR fitness offer a wide variety of videos for any level of experience. They provide many different types of workout videos, from the daily ten-minute one to an intensive hour-long version. They even have a whole section for beginners. And these types of channels aren’t limited in types of exercises, with many channels having different focuses.  Continue reading