Weekly Wellness (April 20-24, 2020)

Posted: April 18, 2020


Weekly Wellness (April 20-24, 2020)


Mental Fitness:

Practice Meditation and/or mindfulness

Get outside to sit, exercise or play in the fresh air and sunlight

Cook (or help cook) a healthy meal for your family

Work on a jigsaw puzzle with a family member


Go for a walk with a family member or a pet

Play (or learn to play) a musical instrument.  There are many tutorials available on YouTube.

Go out after dark to look at the stars (Check out Mr. Maillet’s page on the CMS Website for info).

Find a comfy spot and daydream about something you’d like to do or somewhere you’d like to be.

After you wake up in the morning, say a couple of positive things about yourself.

Spend time dancing to some of your favourite songs - like nobody is watching.


Physical Fitness: 

A few Ideas for outdoor Physical Activity (while maintaining social distancing)

·       Go for a walk with a family member or with a pet.

·       Go for a bike ride or a jog around the block.

·       Jump rope / hula hoop out in the driveway.

·       Play catch with a family member.

·       Perform a series of balancing stunts:

o   Balance on one leg for 30-60 seconds.

o   Balance on one leg and close your eyes for 30-60 seconds.

o   Balance an object on your head for 30-60 seconds.

o   Perform a balance using one hand and one foot for 30-60 seconds.

A few ideas for indoor Physical Activity (click the links below)

·     The Fitness Marshall:  https://bit.ly/3bkkZar  Looking to stay active but not interested in “working out”. Look no further than The Fitness Marshall and his upbeat Kid-Friendly Dance Workout - Fun for the whole family.   

·     Yoga with Adrienne:  https://bit.ly/2RJ2R27A library of free yoga videos ranging in length from 10 minutes to 45 minutes. This channel has videos for Beginners as well for those looking to work up a sweat (“Yoga for Weight Loss” or “Total Body Yoga”) 

·     Darebee:Fitness blueprints, no-equipment visual workouts, fitness programs and challenges, training and running tips, recipes and nutrition advice.

o   Choose from 1400+ workouts https://darebee.com/workouts

o   Follow a program https://darebee.com/programs

o   Try a 30-Day Challenge https://darebee.com/challenges


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