Chris Bumstead trains in quarantine.
There’s no question that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has put everyone in the world in a desperate position. In fact, this pandemic is unlike anything we’ve seen in the past 100 years.
Expert advice has been to stay in doors and practice social distancing. That means the shutdown of places like movies, restaurants, and, the bodybuilder’s temple, the gym. We’ve fallen on truly desperate times.
But as they say, desperate times call for desperate measures and a pro bodybuilder still needs to train. Olympia Classic Physique champion Chris Bumstead understands this all too well.
Rather than allow his gains to fall off, Chris Bumstead is training from home and in a very unique manner. Take a look at how he’s been training in quarantine.
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I NEVER thought I’d see the day of an at home workout? Desperate times… For real though gyms are being shut down world wide and the gym is not only about gains, but it’s a stress reliever, something we need now more than ever. I’ve put together a new program on the @cbumfitness training app for minimal equipment/at home sessions that will be launching tomorrow. All you’ll really need are things like a broom, back pack, books, a couch, suitcase, etc… And I’ll be around in the Facebook group to answer any questions. Link is in my bio?? These are definitely worrisome times, but there’s plenty of things we can still do to keep anxiety low and gains high. Physical health is extremely correlated to mental health, be aware of that, be safe, and look out for other members of your community who may be struggling.
What do you think of Chris Bumstead and his impromptu at home workout?
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