Top Rated And Free Apps To Help You Emerge Stronger From The Lockdown

healthy habits that can help in this lockdown

Introduction

Restaurants, Gyms, Schools, Offices all closed!

And you are under home quarantine.

In short, “you’re stuck at home for 21 days”

With all of the isolation, social distancing, and quarantining coming along with this pandemic Coronavirus, it is obvious that you will start thinking about all sorts of negative things . After all, we humans are designed to think negatively since the “stone age”.

But look at the brighter side of this lockdown, you have 21 days of “Me-time”

Well, for most it’ll mean binge-watching Netflix or Amazon Prime. But there can be some really cool and healthy habits that you can adopt during this outbreak!

Did you know that any habit can take up to 21 days to develop according to Dr. Maxwell Maltz?

Well, let’s put that to test?

Now that you guys have all the time in the world, put it to use and develop these self-growth positive habits that can help you even after you get back to your usual routine!

Habits You Can Adopt To Use The Quarantine To Your Advantage

Let us see what healthy habits you can take up and ditch all the confusion and anxiety!

1. Fitness

Are you one of those who made a new year’s resolution to shed that extra fat and as usual, Forgotten about it? Well, take this lockdown as a second chance.

Or, You are not so interested yet a gym-going person, wondering, “what a relief!” Well, guess what? Being at home can make your body turn to a butterball!  Indulge in any form of exercises like yoga or dancing for at least 40 mins a day, which can relax your muscles and mind, as well as make you feel fit and more positive.

Here are 5 Fitness Apps that you can easily download and try to shed off that extra fat at home:

 

Top Rated

Apps

Android / IOS

Package

Download

#1

Map My Run

Both

Freemium

Link

#2

Strava Running and Cycling

Both

Paid

Link

#3

Sworkit

Both

Freemium

Link

#4

Google Fit

Both

Freemium

Link

#5

7 Minute Workout Challenge

Both

Freemium

Link

2. Healthy Diet

A healthy gut gives you a healthy body! The stronger your body is from within the more immune you can be from all the ghastly diseases around. The key to stronger immunity lies in your own hands. Eat plenty of veggies vegetables having a high percentage of water like bell peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, etc.

If veggies aren’t enough to incorporate vitamins and supplements like vitamins A, B, C, and E into your diet. Don’t forget fruits, have fruits like guava, papaya, mango, strawberries, etc to give you the required nutrients. Last but not least! You all must keep yourself well hydrated. Drink at least 6-8 glasses of water every day. Eat a healthy diet every single day, make your body stronger, feel the difference, be immune and keep the deadly viruses at bay!

Here’s a list of the top 5 apps that can help you maintain your healthy diet while you’re under lockdown!

 

Top Rated

Apps

Android / IOS

Package

Download

#1

MyFitnessPal

Both

Freemium

Link

#2

HealthifyMe

Both

Paid

Link

#3

MyNetDiary

Both

Freemium

Link

#4

Lifesum

Both

Freemium

Link

#5

Eat This Much – Meal Planner

Both

Freemium

Link

3. Reading

What does reading do? Well, it can cultivate your thoughts and keep your minds active. Because an ideal mind can be a devils’ workshop!

You don’t have to step out to buy books or worry about online delivery dates.

And, If you are not someone who likes to read, but loves to hear stories, we have the perfect solution for you.

Here are 5 awesome reading apps online that you can give a try :

 

Top Rated

Apps

Android / IOS

Package

Download

#1

Kindle

Both

Freemium

Link

#2

Scribd

Both

Paid

Link

#3

AnyBooks

Both

Freemium

Link

#4

Blinkist

Both

Freemium

Link

#5

Inkitt

Both

Freemium

Link

4. Meditation

Don’t believe that slowing down means being unproductive. It’s not true. The key to keeping yourself happy is MEDITATION! Coronavirus quarantine is the perfect time to build this mindfulness practice. Meditation can help you cope up with isolation and those apprehensive thoughts. It will relax your mind and calm down your senses. Grab a yoga mat, put on some tranquil music and focus. This will ease your mind and give clarity to your thoughts.

Guess What? There are many meditation apps that can come to your rescue! Here is a list of apps that you can use a few minutes per day for mindfulness.

Top Rated

Apps

Android / IOS

Package

Download

#1

Calm

Both

Freemium

Link

#2

10% Happier

Both

Paid

Link

#3

Headspace

Both

Freemium

Link

#4

Simple Habit

Both

Freemium

Link

#5

Meditation & Breathing inspired by Oak / aka OAK

Both

Freemium

Link

Conclusion

Nothing is permanent! So, it is important to remember while quarantining for coronavirus, that it’s only temporary. But these healthy habits that you acquire now can help you, in the long run, to be positive and healthy.

Did you like this article? Then share it with your loved ones and beat the lockdown! Also do not forget to mention your favorite habit and app in the section below.

Soumi Roy
Soumi is the Wellness News Editor at Zotezo.com, and her work has been featured on Medium.com; She has an obsession with writing about wellness stories, home remedies, ancient healing wisdom, and latest wellness developments.

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