The Ryderwear Guide To Staying Fit During Coronavirus

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As living rooms around the world are converted into home gyms, and isolation exercise takes on a whole new meaning, we wanted to offer our Ryderwear family as many resources as possible to make sure they can continue living their best life through fitness, even while they’re in lockdown at home.

We're collaborating with nutritionists and exercise scientists to bring you quarantine meal plans, home hypertrophy workouts, self-care secrets and much more!

Think of this as a Coronavirus survival guide for lifters, written to make sure you emerge from isolation happy, healthy and with your gains intact.

All of our COVID Content, right here

Using Rest To Plan Your Gains: Making The Most of Self-Isolation
Lifters hate rest, but now is the perfect time to deload and allow your body to fully recover and prepare to tackle another training block. Here's how to rest the right way

Hypertrophy at Home: How to Maintain Muscle During Lockdown
While we don’t want to dwell too long on the C-word, the reality is that the gym just isn’t an option for most lifters right now.with a basic understanding of the concept of hypertrophy and a bit of creative thinking, we can stay on board the gains train while housebound in self-isolation or social distancing.

Household Items to Replace Gym Equipment: Cheat Sheet
We got creative and made a list  for those who are wanting to be resourceful and utilize household items as a replacement for gym equipment! 

How to Design a Home Workout that Achieves Your Goals!
Believe it or not, designing home workouts now that you have extra time isn't as complicated as you may think. We have created some guidelines to help you stay on track and tailor your programs to ensure you’re still hitting those 2020 goals. 

The Only Booty Band Workout You'll Ever Need
Lockdown might be the biggest threat to your rock-hard physique since Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia, but with a booty band and a bit of creative thinking, there’s still plenty of ways to crush high-octane workouts from the comfort of your own home!

Chocolate Coconut Protein Ball Recipe
If we want to emerge from isolation with our abs still visible, we’re going to need to snack a little smarter. Protein balls  are super balanced, nutritious snacks that contain the perfect amount of protein, carbs and fats to fuel your body either pre or post home workout

Two Isolation Nutrition Goals For Maintaining Your Gains
To maintain the gains, you need to focus on the things you can control. Nutrition is one of those things! We spoke with a dietitian and nutrition guru about goals to aim for in isolation to keep you looking and feeling your best. 

Sandbag Strength Training: Your Secret Weapon for Home Workouts
Turns out the sandbag could be your secret weapon for strength training at home. Usually left to gather dust between the exercise bands and slam balls, the sandbag is perfect for pandemic-proof strength training. You can replicate nearly all the big barbell lifts, and for bodybuilders on a budget, it’s also super easy to make your own!

How to Recreate the Gym at Home
For anyone passionate about fitness, the gym is more than just a room full of weights. So what do we do when the gym is under lock and key? Well, one option is to drown our sorrows in double chocolate thickshakes while reminiscing over old gym selfies. The other option is to get creative and follow our top five tips to bring the gym to you. 

A Lifter's Guide to Cardio
With more people doing cardio because of their lack of equipment, what is the ideal amount of cardio to do for a lifter and their gains? Follow our guide to find out!

Home Gym Hacks: DIY Squat Rack Ideas

We’ve gotten creative with household item gym equipment swaps, we’ve done our best to bring the whole vibe of the gym to your backyard, and now, we are leveling it up again and reaching for our next creativity PB. So, get ready, because we are going to teach you to make your own squat rack at home!

The Only Home Dumbbell Workout You'll Ever Need
A lot of lifters might be feeling uncertain about how to use that old pair of dumbbells for maximum effect. That’s why the Ryderwear team have created this brutal dumbbell-only workout, designed to torch your upper body from every angle.

How to Combat Sugar Cravings
Does the thought of Ben and Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie get you so beyond excited that you simply just can’t say no? The good news is you’re not alone. And there are certainly ways you can try to break these habits and aim for a sustainable and balanced lifestyle that aligns with your goals. 

4 Healthy No Bake Snacks
To make snack time simple, we’ve teamed up with Ryderwear athlete, qualified nutritionist and supermum Grace Shelmerdine to bring you these 4 healthy no-bake snacks!