Coronavirus Tales: With lockdown rules easing, people step out to exercise!

Updated: Jun 06, 2020, 15:22 | Sherlin Rajan
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    Migrant workers strained due to a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus exercise at a shelter in Chennai.

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    A woman stretches on a bench marked for social distancing in Lumpini Park, which was reopened after the Thai government relaxed measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, in Bangkok

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    A woman holds a yoga posture as she exercises by the Colosseum monument in Rome as Italy started to ease its lockdown.

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    A man stretches his legs next to Nyamirambo stadium in Kigali, Rwanda, after the nationwide COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown was eased in the country.

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    Men jog along the promenade by the waterfront in the centre of the Libyan capital Tripoli, amid the lockdown due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

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    A man jogs in front of the building of the Moscow State University in Moscow amid the spread of the coronavirus disease

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     A woman exercises at Montevideo's Rambla -coastline avenue- amid the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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    People observe social distancing as they exercise along the beachfront in Brighton, England.

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    People run in front of the Prado Museum in Madrid during the hours allowed by the government to exercise, during the national lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease.

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    Joggers make their way in a park in Stuttgart, southern Germany amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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    A man jogs past a giant mask and eye display stuck to a tree in Melbourne as Australia's government unveiled a three-stage plan to get the economy back to a new "COVID-safe" normal by the end of July.

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    A cyclist rides his bike in Madrid during the hours allowed by the government to exercise, amid the national lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease

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    A woman trains on the embankment of the Moskva River in Moscow during a strict lockdown in Russia to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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    A man jogs on the deserted Ocean Drive amid the coronavirus pandemic in South Beach, Miami.

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    A man exercises outside the Emirates stadium, the home ground of English Premier League football team Arsenal, in north London. 

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    A man exercises in Paris as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the COVID-19 disease

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    A woman runs at the Retiro Park in Madrid as the gates of the capital's parks reopen as coronavirus lockdown measures would finally be eased for people in Madrid and Barcelona.

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    A man runs on a rain-soaked track in Berlin amid the coronavirus pandemic

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    A woman wears a face mask while performing tai chi at Lumpini Park in Bangkok

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    A person jogs over the Brooklyn Bridge, amid the novel COVID-19 pandemic

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About The Gallery

With lockdown rules easing in many countries, people are stepping out of their houses and working out. As exercising lifts up one's mind, keeps one fit and also lightens one's mood, here's how people have been working out outside their homes, in the gyms and in scenic locations, while maintaining social distance. (Pictures/AFP)