LOCKDOWN WEIGHT GAIN NOT A JOKING MATTER
- October 6, 2020
- Posted by: DrAmar
- Category: Health
Life in lockdown has disrupted all our lives, creating the perfect setup for putting on pounds. Staying indoors means most people are less active, and many are eating more ultra-processed foods than they might otherwise.
Add the anxiety that comes with a deadly pandemic, and you’ve got an ideal situation for weight gain.
For those who already struggled with obesity, gaining weight during the COVID-19 pandemic adds more risk. Then there’s our newfound sedentary lifestyle. With gyms and other facilities closed, you’re forced to find your own way to work out.
The activity that comes with going to work, even a desk job — getting to your workplace, physically going to meetings, and so on — has disappeared.