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Whether or not we are aware of what is going on because of the coronavirus pandemic, it seems that the situation isn’t getting better and the havoc continues to grow around the world. However, people have to continue with their lives, but they should also try their best to protect themselves and their families as much as possible. 

That being said, it’s no secret that we all need some fresh air and daily walks to boost our immune system and improve our muscle mass, right? Yet, it’s important to follow certain rules to be safe, although you are outdoors. 

According to health experts, walking is one of the most important activities that can improve your physical condition and mental health. Now that you know that such physical activity is good for your overall health, all you have to do is to keep doing it for at least thirty minutes every day. Paradoxically, walking can improve your health, but can also make you prone to catching the novel coronavirus, Sars-Cov-2. 

“Yes, the immune system needs exercise to do its job at its highest level. During moderate exercise like walking, and for two or three hours after, important immune cells… come out at higher rates than normal, making contact with pathogens to get rid of them,” added David Nieman, a professor of exercise science and director of Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab in Kannapolis, North Carolina.

People who choose a sedentary lifestyle are more likely to develop certain diseases, such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, plus their immune system is weakened and more prone to contracting the virus. 

Notwithstanding what has just been said, here are some tips that can keep you safe while walking outside during the coronavirus pandemic. Read on to find out more info!

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  2. I am a cyclist and ride in and through out the city I live in. I carry a masks with me, but I don’t wear them unless I have to stop and be around people (Rare). I ride early and stay clear of crowds.

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