Build Your Immunity With These Powerful Tips

With the start of Spring upon us and the Coronavirus or COVID-19 now considered apandemic, it looks like we’re going to need to continue taking cold and flu season precautions. The novel COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and easily contracted if you don’t take basic steps to protect yourself. 

READ: Keep Calm & Sweatflix: 5 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself Against the Coronavirus. 

However, not everything is doom and gloom. If you want to give your immune system a fighting chance and avoid coming down with this sickness then it’s time to supercharge your body. So even if you do come into contact with COVID-19 your body throws up a Gandolf worthy, “You shall NOT pass,” effectively stopping the virus in its tracks!

Build Your Immunity With These Powerful Tips

  • Eat Healthy
  • Your body is a machine and to fuel it properly you need to eat the right foods. So on top of eating healthy (tryBodyRock’s Plant-Based Vegan Guide or ourMeal Plan and Nutrition Guide for tips and recipes), there are some readily available foods that can enhance your immune system.

  • Citrus or Red Bell Peppers: vitamin C is a known immunity booster to help protect against infection. Believe it or not,red bell peppers contain more vitamin C thancitrus!
  • Broccoli: rawbroccoli is loaded with vitamins A, C & E as well as fiber and antioxidants.
  • Garlic: garlic has been proven to help prevent and reduce the length of colds.
  • Ginger: ginger is good for reducing inflammation thanks to gingerol. 
  • Almonds: almondsare rich in vitamin E that support immune function.
  • Green Tea: green tea is brimming with EGCG - an antioxidant - to keep your immune system running at its best. 

  • Exercise Regularly & Get Your Sweatflix On!
  • The body is built for activity, it goes against our nature to be sedentary. But did you know thatregular workouts actually help strengthen your immune system? That’s right, even if COVID-19 has you avoiding public places, that’s what Sweatflix is for! Get your FREE 30-day trial now by clickinghere! This is the time to build a home gym, (bring BodyRock home with ourComplete Home Gym) it can be as simple or complex as you like; all that matters is you find the time to regularly exercise to keep your immune system strong!

  • Minimize Stress
  • This is a biggie. We know, it’s kind of hard to avoid all the negative media out there but there are some things you can do to reduce your stress levels. 

        • Regular Exercise
        • Aromatherapy
        • Journaling
        • Watch a Comedy
        • Yoga or Meditation
        • Soothing Music
  • Probiotics
  • Taking probiotics is just plain good for you, but it also can help reinforce your immune system. Stock up on probiotic supplements or eat naturally probiotic-rich foods (e.g., yogurt or pickles) for more robust health.

  • Basic Hygiene
  • Whether it’s cold and flu season or not, you should always be practicing good hygiene. Such as frequent hand washing or sanitizing, always sneezing or coughing into your arm and staying home when you are not feeling well to prevent the spread of germs.

  • Get Enough GOOD Sleep
  • Getting 8 hours a night is essential to maintaining good health and for a strong immune system.

    Build Your Immunity With These Powerful Tips

    Supercharge your body by strengthening your immune system with these powerful tips so you can stay healthy this cold and flu season!