Coping with the Coronavirus: Resources for Adults Practicing Social Distancing

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If you’re looking for resources to help beat Cabin Fever while we’re all social distancing, you’ve come to the right place! COVID-19 has caused widespread business, event and activity closures – so here are some great websites, videos and resources to help you survive and thrive in our “New Normal.”


INTERVIEW – For those of us not used to working at home, Cole Baker-Bagwell (of Cool Audrey Business Consulting) shares tips for staying on task with all of the distractions that home and kids can offer.
INTERVIEW – Dr. Kristen Wynns, Author and Psychologist, shares helpful information for those of us struggling with all the changes and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 crisis. We also talked with her about keeping our sanity while we’re stuck at home with the entire family. Check that out HERE.
INTERVIEW – Becca Ingle, a local travel writer (& enthusiast), knows the heartbreak of having to cancel vacation plans due to the COVID-19 health crisis. She’s got some helpful tips on getting your money back and a safe time to wait before you try to re-schedule your dream trip.


  • Kaisa Fit Videos (on Facebook) – Daily at home workouts you can do with little to no equipment and on your own schedule.
  • Nike Training Club is offering premium access for FREE “until further notice”
  • Fitness Blender – Free cardio, strength and stretch workout videos
  • Tone It U – Daily online workouts with a 7-day free trial
  • Beachbody – Online classes with a 14-day free trial
  • Les Mills FREE On Demand Content
  • ObéFitness – Live fitness classes with a 30-day free trial (code ATHOME)
  • CrossFit – Free at-home workout videos, including single exercises and drills
  • The Sculpt Society – Online cardio and sculpting workouts with a 14-day free trial
  • NEOU – Various live, on-demand workouts with a 30-day free trial.
  • P.volve – Streamed functional movement workouts with a 30-day free trial (use code ONEPVOLVE)
  • Fhitting Room – On demand HIIT and strength workouts with a 30-day free trial
  • Triangle Rock Club – Live streaming FREE fitness & yoga classes
  • YogaWorks – Online yoga classes with a 14-day free trial
  • Down Dog App – Free yoga, HIIT and barre classes through March 2020.
  • SkyTing – Online yoga classes with a free 7-day trial
  • The Bar Method – Online barre classes plus some free workouts via Instagram. Sign up for a 14 day free trial.
  • Physique 57 – Online barre classes offering a 7-day free trial
  • Barre3 – Online barre classes with a 15-day free trial
  • Blogilates – Free workout videos, challenges and plans
  • Pilates Anytime – Access to over 3,000 Pilates classes with 15-day free trial


  • Looking for shows to binge? Here are some great recommendations from our CBS17 team
  • Meditation/Mindfulness Apps for your Phone:
  • Headspace (App)
  • Insight Timer (App)
  • Calm (App)
  • 21-day Meditation Experience from Deepak Chopra (App)



  • AR Workshop, with locations in Raleigh and Cary, is offering DIY To-Go Kits for all ages. Options range from $25 to $45 and are available for pick-up.

Need Help Getting Connected?

Spectrum is offering 2 months of free internet service, and waiving installation fees for households with Pre-K to 12th grade or college students who need remote education.
Call 1-855-243-8892 to sign up for this offer. 

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