Today we featured Basics for Better Health. These tips and tricks are helpful for maintaining good health while practicing social distancing. For all COVID-19 related questions, click here:

No Excuse Exercising:
Can’t make it to the gym and don’t have a set of weights? Sorry, but you’re not getting out of that workout routine so easily. You can use stairs for a number of cardiovascular activities. Food cans and textbooks also make for great replacement weights. Finally, don’t forget about simple body weight exercises such as push-ups and sit-ups. Those are considered classics for a reason. You may not look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, but you can definitely stay in shape during this season of social distancing.

Homemade Hand Sanitizer:
Hand Sanitizer is getting harder and harder to come by as this situation develops. While it’s no substitute for the FDA approved store-bought brands, this quick and easy mix will do in a pinch. Make sure your mixing tools are properly sanitized before you begin! You’ll Need:

Isopropyl alcohol
Aloe vera gel
Tea tree oil

Just mix 3 parts isopropyl alcohol to 1 part aloe vera gel. Then, Add a few drops of tea tree oil to give it a pleasant scent.

Quick Fix For Desk Realted Back Pain:
With most work and education transitioning online for the foreseeable future, lower back pain may become a real issue for you. A simple, old home remedy for this is to elevate your feet slightly from the ground. An old phone book should usually do the trick!

Thanks for Listening
Todd McKinley-