EXERCISE ADVICE FOR THOSE SOCIALLY DISTANCING 

Village Drive Village still has its Wednesday and Saturday walks, and more walking in our neighborhood is one of the best things you can do for yourself.

Remember to stay at least 6 feet away from anybody else.

HERE are some of our most recent ideas for exercising your body and brain. Most of them require Zoom or other computer access (copy and paste them into another browser tab).   

Here are some links for more exercise (copy and paste them into another browser tab):

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/exercise-physical-activity

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/fitness-enthusiasts-think-outside-the-gym-during-coronavirus/2020/03/23/cbbdea7e-6d72-11ea-a156-0048b62cdb51_story.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/style/self-care/isolation-exercise-meditation-coronavirus.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/youre-never-too-old-to-regain-that-lost-muscle-and-you-can-do-it-at-home/2020/06/05/b221ccc4-a5d1-11ea-bb20-ebf0921f3bbd_story.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/03/24/dont-cancel-outdoors-we-need-them-stay-sane/

https://www.thej.org/about/pozez-jcc-virtual-programming/

Channel 16's Everyday Yoga classes.  https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cableconsumer/channel-16/everyday-yoga-movement-life-level-1

And  tai-chi classes: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cableconsumer/channel-16/everyday-tai-chi

        

ESPECIALLY FOR OLDER ADULTS:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/22/well/move/coronavirus-exercise-seniors-older-home.html

A daily schedule of exercise and other activities (all virtual):  

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/neighborhood-community-services/virtual-center-active-adults

Parktakes classes. County Parks system offers classes in fitness, nature, music, drama, coding, and more for children and adults, virtual (on computer internet) or in small, CDC-compliant classes. To register, call the Park Authority registration unit at 703-222-4664 or register at Parktakes online at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes 

 https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/healthy-strides

https://health.gov/moveyourway

washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/to-build-strength-at-home-without-buying-bulky-equipment-try-resistance-bands-heres-how

DANCE! Some DJs revealed their best ideas for getting people to the dance floor in a recent article in the New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/fashion/weddings/wedding-reception-dance-songs.html).  Here are a few of their choices:

“My Girl” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swSytFVMHuU

“Like a Prayer” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79fzeNUqQbQ

“I Feel Love” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nm-ISatLDG0

“Do You Love Me” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EoI-6lQFIE

“Sing, Sing, Sing” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2S1I_ien6A

Note:  Most articles related to coronavirus from the NY Times and Washington Post are currently free.