Now that ‘staying in’ has become the new norm, it’s likely that your daily life has been thrown a little out-of-whack. With gyms and restaurant closing and self isolation measures in full effect, the disruption to our health and fitness routines can feel pretty disheartening. But don’t let cabin fever get you down - there’s actually never been a better time to make your health a priority.

In fact, it’s easier to stay healthy while staying home.

In this article, we reveal how to use more time at home to your advantage. But more on that later.

Body Energy Club is still fully operational and we’re continuing to support your health and nutrition while keeping strict safety measures in place. Our stores have implemented floor markers as well as limiting the amount of customers allowed in store at one time.

But if you’re unable to leave the house, we’ve partnered with Uber Eats to deliver food to you as well as free, next day delivery on all supplement orders. To find out how to place an order with us, read on.

It’s important to us that you’ve got easy access to what you need to keep your health and immune system functioning optimally.

Our goal during this period is to help keep you active, well nourished and balanced. Here are our suggestions on how to stay healthy while staying home.


Move Your Body

So, you can’t go to the gym? Don’t worry, you can still be a fitness warrior. Try moving your body outside. It’s still safe to walk, bike or run outdoors, so long as you’re maintaining physical distancing rules. If you’ve got a jump rope, try skipping in your driveway. Or plan a secluded hike.

If it’s not possible or safe for you to leave the house and you don’t have access to a home gym set up, there are plenty of virtual resources for extra inspiration and motivation.

Local gyms and fitness clubs have all moved online, even offering free live workouts via social media platforms. Here’s what some of our friends have on offer.

Ride Cycle Club

Ride Cycle Club have created Ride Training Club - a series of free, 45 min video classes that don’t require a bike. Videos are released on SUN / TUES / THURS at 9am PST. Video links are available via Ride’s Instagram Stories, the morning of release.

Still desperate to do a spin class?

Ride Cycle Club are also offering monthly rentals on their spin bikes. Sign up to the waitlist here.


Lululemon - are offering a range of Free Yoga Classes via their website. All classes are taught by global yoga ambassadors.

All City Athletics

Love boxing, but don’t have gloves or a bag? All City Athletics are live streaming free boxing workouts daily on Instagram. More information about the live streaming schedule can be found on their Facebook Page.


United.We.Move - If you’re looking to mix up your workouts everyday, check out United.We.Move, a local app live streaming wellness ambassadors daily. All classes are taught from home to cater for you at home and feature some of Vancouver’s best fitness experts in Yoga, Tabata, Conditioning and Strength. Head to United.We.Move to learn more about their affordable monthly memberships and classes.



Stress Less

The thought of being cooped up inside for extended periods of time can be overwhelming. Aside from keeping a routine, eating well and staying virtually connected to friends and family, make sure you set time aside to relax.


A completely free app with meditation, music and mindfulness all at your fingertips. It also includes audio programs and masterclasses, videos for stretching and meditations for sleep, anxiety and relaxation.

Insight Timer

Insight Timer is a free to use app with over 30,000 guided meditations for sleep, stress and relaxation. The app offers a free basic version with options to upgrade to access in-depth meditation courses and additional extras.

Mindshift CBT

If you’re needing tools to cope with anxiety, download the free Mindshift CBT app. 

Anxiety Canada developed the app using scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you relax and take charge of your anxiety.


If you’re struggling and feeling alone, Headspace is offering free mental health support to anyone during COVID 19. See their website for more details.

They also provide a link to a 7 day free trial using their subscription based service.


Stay Nourished

While we still offer a 100% safe grab’n’go experience in store, we understand not everyone is willing and able to leave the house. We’ve partnered with Uber Eats to deliver you nutritious meals and smoothie orders are still accessible via our Chow Now app.

We’re also offering to have our health and fitness supplements brought to you completely FREE, with contactless next-day delivery. A Body Energy Club team member will personally drop off your order to you in a safe and sanitary manner.

To place an order for Home Delivery, call 604-559-5577 between 10am and 6pm, seven days a week. We require a $20 minimum order and service is only available to the cities of Vancouver and Burnaby.

And if you’re seriously missing our Body Energy Club smoothies, you can purchase ingredients from us to make your favourite smoothie at home. It’s a great way to enjoy our fresh produce and natural ingredients while physical distancing measures are still in place.


Buy Local

We encourage shopping local where possible to support the many industries that have been significantly affected during this period.

Miss going out for dinner? Have dinner come to you. Despite major shifts in the hospitality industry, it’s still possible to access takeout and delivery from your favourite local cafes and restaurants. Take Home Vancouver is a comprehensive list, updated regularly of where you can get your hands on food from your favourite places.

Help Others

Many individuals and families across Canada aren’t able to get the food or supplies they currently need. Share The Goods is an organization committed to supporting people in need and collaborating with those in our community who are in a position to help.

Once you sign up, Share The Goods will put you in touch with someone who needs a little help. You’ll make a grocery purchase on their behalf and coordinate a safe delivery for them.

It’s a one time thing and gives you an opportunity to lend a hand if you’re inspired to help.

Staying home may feel like a dream or a disaster, but for now, it’s necessary to keep us safe.

Sticking to a routine, moving your body, eating well and scheduling down time to relax are the simplest ways to stay healthy while staying home.

April 22, 2020

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