Tuesday, 21 April 2020

How to keep fit during lockdown

This week I got a question bout how to keep fit during lockdown?

The first thing one needs to do in order to keep fit during lockdown is to set  fitness goals.
Write down your fitness goals, read them daily and work towards achieving them.

You can use house work as part of your strategy for keeping fit during lockdown. Clean your house and wash your own car for example.  Next thing you need to do is to find fitness programs that are in line with your goals that you can do at home during lockdown. You can have  look at my youtube channel for more exercise you can do at home.UCy2z6Te4Y8fhqiPujHbiqGw

You need to shop for food and drinks that are going to support your goal of keeping fit during lockdown. So stock up your house with healthy high quality foods and do not keep unhealthy food at home. 

Find a virtual fitness community that you can belong to, this will help support and keep you accountable with your fitness goals as you are not able to go to a gym or fitness clubs during lock down.

Take some time off to rest and recover between your house work and training.

Enjoy spending time with family and stay positive. This is my advice for keeping fit during lockdown.

Remember lockdown is only a season, it will pass 

Sizwe Gumede is a full time Personal trainer and a yoga teacher with over 15 years of experience. He works with males and females over 50 who want to manage stress, stay fit as they age, have less or no musculoskeletal pain, have good quality sleep, improve the quality of their lives and feel great about themselves 


  1. Hi Sizwe,
    Great advice, thank you!It took me some time to change my mindset and think of housework as a way to keep fit and burn calories and to see it as part of my fitness goals, but Im into it now. I am enjoying your Youtube videos on how to use furniture as gym equipment for training at home.
    Looking forward to your next blog!

  2. Thank you Sizwe. So I've set a goal to do 20 push ups on my toes in 1 set and I have been hard at work trying to get there, I can do 10 now with good form I have also started doing some Yoga, it's a new one for me but I actually love it.