For some, finding out that all gyms are closed sounds like paradise. For others, it’s a total nightmare.
Malta has gone into partial-lockdown which pretty much means staying inside all day and for the gym-savvy, that can be a bit of an issue. Thankfully, there are some athlete gurus out there who know how to make a workout of any situation under any circumstance. One of those gurus is Leanne Bartolo and she’s be hosting regular live workout sessions on her Instagram so you can keep fit during this corona-ridden times.
The personal trainer sensation will host online sessions that will target different areas of the body and suit different fitness levels, so everyone can get involved.
“We had planned to roll out my new workout videos over the next few weeks but have instead prioritised the launch of a series of one-hour long sessions, which will be streamed live on Instagram starting immediately. My goal is to help all those that want to work out at home without burdening them with extra costs in these turbulent times,” she said.
For those looking to break a sweat right away, you can head over to Leanne’s Instagram profile right now and catch up with yesterday’s workout. But don’t worry, because there’s plenty more where that came from…
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“I want to do my part in helping to support those who are currently in quarantine or self-isolation. So, for an hour in your day, let’s unwind, de-stress and focus on your wellbeing in these turbulent times,” Leanne said.
And if you don’t have any weights, don’t worry. This workout is self-quarantine proof and you can implement one of the many items you probably stocked up in your workout… like a water bottle for example.
Leanne isn’t the only individual to think-outside-the-box when it comes to finding ways to keep busy in self-quarantine.
Local CrossFit gym Crossfit F15 has also put together their own daily home-workouts accompanied a detailed video that guides you step-by-step through the exercises…
Maltese football club Fgura United also introduced an at-home practice regimen for their young members to keep them active, fit and motivated throughout this COVID-19 period.
There are also those who found some unconventional way of keeping in shape, like popular Maltese athlete Fabio Spiteri, who took to the old-school method of lubrication to keep his legs moving…
With these exercises to work, and personal trainers to keep you in check daily, self-quarantine will fly by and before you know it you’ll be emergency from self-isolation stronger and fitter!