This is how you run a marathon at home without a treadmill
People are under lockdown or home quarantine are finding creative ways to continue their run safely.
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, many countries have restricted people from leaving their homes (apart from essential errands) or placed some people on a 14-day stay-home notice
However according to health experts, people should keep their body and immune system in peak condition by maintaining a proper diet, sleep and regular exercise.
So in order to keep fit and kill off boredom at home, Elisha Nochomovitz in France decided to spent 6 hours and 48 minute running 42.195km around the 7-meter balcony of his apartment in Toulouse.
In confinement, Elisha Nochomovitz runs a marathon on his balcony in 6 hours and 48 minutes. Only problem ? "The course is ugly, no atmosphere", and his GPS has literally cracked 😂😭— KICK JUMPER (@kickjumpersup) March 18, 2020
.#trackandfield #tracknation #jumpnation #jumpersworld #athletics #athletisme #athlétisme pic.twitter.com/MyCjnCIHtN
Accordingly to his Strava app, he also ran 46-second 400m within his marathon and his fastest kilometres was his first (at 4:17) and his slowest was 19:27.
Earlier this year, some Chinese runners who were forced to stay indoors due to the Coronavirus quarantine also ran around their apartments to continue their training.
Amateur marathoner Pan Shancu continue his running indoor and ran 50km in laps (one lap is about 8m) around the two massage tables in a room. He finishes his run in 4:48:44.
This is great - runners in China spending hours running around their apartments because they can't go outside due to Coronavirus https://t.co/B4vWFFycKE— Sean Ingle (@seaningle) February 5, 2020
It's crucial to continue to remain fit and for those who are looking to get active may get creative but they should do so responsibly and safely.
How do you maintain your fitness level in peak condition during this stressful period? Share with us in the comments below.