Have you recently been affected by COVID-19? After a period of illness and inactivity, we understand that you’ll be eager to get moving again – as it’s good for your mental and physical health.
There are still many unknowns about the long-term effects of COVID-19, but what we do know is that the virus can sometimes lead to damage of the heart, brain, lungs and kidneys for some people. Some may also experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, muscle aches, loss of stamina and exhaustion.
Once you have recovered from COVID-19, you must resume to physical activity with some caution. Here are some tips to consider:
If you have been affected by COVID-19 in any way, why not join our Move More Get Moving FREE 8-week programme to help you get back on track with your fitness? Designed in partnership with Mind Jersey, our programme will provide you with the professional support to become active again on a regular basis. Find out more:
For islanders who would like some further guidance on returning to exercise after COVID-19, here are some helpful web links to information from some health care professionals: