[IPk] Online fitness
Les Mills classes are free online for a while here:
Joe Wicks online PE classes for kids (but maybe good for adults too) on
For Facebook, two of my friends who are PTs are funning live online classes
(you can also do them later):
Stacey Jacques Fitness Daily https://www.facebook.com/groups/217717902708073/
(I did Staceybs first one this morning at 7.15, it was ace!)
The Rob Clement Class Experience Live (starts tomorrow)
Ibm sure there are loads of others too! Ibve been making up my own. I did
pressups against the wall while waiting for my carrots to boil yesterday, and
regularly stand on one leg while making a cup of tea and brushing my teeth, a
few squats while on the phoneb&etc. Plus while working from home I stop every
hour or so to do a few pressups, squats, ropeless skipping (I imagine the rope
and twirl my arms as if Ibm holding a rope while jumping). You can have endless
fun inventing your own exercises!
> On 20 Mar 2020, at 09:10, Nanette Freedman
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi Di,
> Any recommendations for online fitness classes?
> This week I was busy all hours finishing revising a paper, but hope to
> finish today.
> I am in the older generation - can't get away from it - today is
> annual reminder day!
> Take care everyone.
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 11:06, Diana G Maynard
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> Missed all the discussion since IP-UK mails routinely go to my spam folder
>> through choice, I hasten to add!)
>> Good to hear about the loo roll issue - this was my thought exactly - surely
>> everyone has bought all the spare loo roll they need by now!
>> No reason to be concerned about the lack of medical supplies as far as I can
>> see - although I heard someone in the gym talking about stocking up with 6
>> months of contraceptives! Maybe everyone is taking extra precautions due to
>> being locked in and having nothing else to do :-)
>> Ib ve been doing live online fitness classes here now that the gym is closed
>> good to stick to a routine and theyb re great fun!
>> No point getting stressed about the virus - thereb s really no need to worry
>> for most of us we are in no higher risk than anyone else. Obviously those
>> are in the older (ahem) generation or have underlying other
>> conditions/complications should take extra care, however, Plenty of good
>> resources online now for that.
>> Stay safe and well everyone!
>>> On 16 Mar 2020, at 10:53, Nanette Freedman
>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> Hi Rhoda and Ian,
>>> Thanks for confirming that the list is still alive, even if not
>>> kicking so much currently.
>>> Don't worry about the toilet paper. I think the panic buying may be
>>> mostly a phenomenon of the sudden transition to this new situation.
>>> Here in Israel, the government has been earlier than the UK in its
>>> pronouncements - of course no one can know for certain what is best,
>>> but the bottom line is that the panic buying started sooner here, and
>>> is now stabilizing. Lots of toilet paper in the supermarket on
>>> Thursday, much more than at the beginning of last week. People are
>>> adjusting to a new (ab?)normal situation.
>>> Of course as people with type 1 DM we are at somewhat increased risk
>>> since it's an autoimmune disease.
>>> But what bothers me personally at present in regard to DM is that the
>>> panic has generated high BG which is still quite hard to control, even
>>> though my personal panic level is subsiding - or so it seems to me.
>>> And to minimize risks of catching any bugs, as well as of keeping well
>>> in the future, it's particularly important to maintain normal BG as
>>> much of the time as possible. And reduced activity due to attempts at
>>> what is being referred to as "social distancing" and closure of the
>>> gym and pool doesn't help. Oh well, we're going for an 8km hike this
>>> afternoon in a nearby national park - that should help.
>>> Take care and keep well,
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