15 May 2020
Here's how I freed myself while being locked-down: Unmukt Chand
Written byUnmukt Chand
Like everybody else, I too had no clue about the deadly COVID-19 and the havoc it is going to cause around the globe.
There was a sudden rush to deal with newly introduced restrictions.
Here is how I have spent my quarantine days so far.
My routine starts with meditation
Waking up early has worked as a magic pill for me thus far.
I start the day at 5 AM with meditation, followed by yoga and several exercises.
Reading and other household chores keep me occupied for the rest of the day.
Evenings are reserved for playing cricket and badminton on terrace.
I mediate yet again before hitting the bed at 11 PM.
My body cannot function without physical training
I have found new ways of training at home amid lockdown.
There is so much one can do even without the gym equipment.
I start my training with a few rounds of Surya Namaskar and follow it up by stretching.
With subsequent days of upper and lower body training coupled with mixed body workouts and circuit training, I rigorously strengthen my core muscles.
I use my terrace space to train
Interesting to find new ways of working out in any space possible. Teaches us that whatever the situation/challenges life throws at us, we are capable of finding the best solutions, just that we need to look at the right places. It’s a difficult phase for all of us but honestly i am really enjoying my Me time. It’s the best time to follow routines you set for yourself. My day comprises of an hour of yoga( pranayama and asanas and suryanamaskar), followed by indoor training , meditation, lots of different reading material, watching the greatest movies of all times, little bit of cricket drills in the terrace and lots of family time. How do you guys spend your time at home? Comment below and let me know! Today’s workout schedule- Glutes activation Deadlift on band Bulgarian squats with band +explosive jumps Sl squats +sumo forward jumps with band+ broad jumps Sl deadlift on band + high knee quick on band resistance Calf raises + sl side jumps Core 7 min #quarantine #quarantineworkout #homeworkout #nocorona #gocorona #cricket #cricketer #lifestyle #fitness #gym #workout #fit #fitnessmotivation #motivation #training #health #fitfam #sport #lifestyle #crossfit #healthy #healthylifestyle #instagood #gymmotivation #exercise #fitspo #fitnessboy #instafit #yoga #wellness #bhfyp
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I am trying to cook more often these days
Cooking is one of the hobbies I have picked up of late.
It started when I traveled to England for playing a cricket league.
Staying away for three months, away from home, compelled me to take up cooking.
Hopping to groceries and then stuffing the refrigerator more than suffice was fun.
The experience I grabbed there, is making me cook food these days.
I took up a wine course on an online platform
Apart from reading books, I have had a knack of learning and exploring new stuff.
Travelogues of quite a few offbeat locations fascinate me.
I have always been interested in learning about the attributes of wine, right from the scratch.
Hence, I recently took up a course on 'Udemy' to know more about it.
It is a perfect place to learn through courses.
My piece of advice to everyone
Free yourself while you are locked down!
This is the best time to form a routine and learn new things.
Meditation is essential for everyone these days to have a vindicated mental space.
Most importantly, do not let the enthusiasm fall out.
It is high time we delve into introspection and reshape our general outlook towards life.