It’s going to take a long time before things return to normal… So the best thing you can do right now is to embrace the new normal and make your life easier during the quarantine.
This is why we have compiled this list of items and products that will make your life easier during the lockdown.
1. Stretch XS
The Stretch XS back stretching mat from HoMedics is ideal for home fitness and workouts. This mat inspired by yoga style stretches will gently condition your muscles whilst relaxing your mind. It’s lightweight, yet very powerful and folds away neatly allow you to store it without taking up the precious real estate in your home.
The Stretch XS is like mana from heaven, we’ve tried it and it’s awesome, it’s like having a personal masseuse at your beckon can call. The Stretch XS comes with 4 Pre-Programmed Treatments, Full Function Remote Control, 4 Precision-controlled Air Chambers and Thick Comfortable Pillow & Back Support. Get it from Argos at £179.99
2. Desire Matte Black 3 in 1 Hand Blender
The Russell Hobbs Desire Matte Black 3 in 1 Hand Blender is the perfect addition to your quarantine lifestyle… You’ve done your home gym class, you’ve had a satisfying massage from the Stretch XS Mat, and now it’s time for a gloriously healthy smoothie.
This 3 in 1 blender saves you both storage space and time on switching between appliances as you can now be blending, chopping, whisking or mixing, all with one versatile appliance. With its stunning appearance, low-cost pricing and extraordinary performance, this hand mixer is an appliance you’ll truly desire. Buy the Russell Hobbs Desire 3-in-1 Hand Blender from Very.co.uk at £29.99
3. Pioneer DDJ-200
Ever dreamt of being a DJ? Well, now you can with the awesome new Pioneer DDJ-200 smart controller. It’s lightweight and compact with a professional DJ-style layout and you can play tracks via your smartphone or PC/Mac using a variety of DJ apps and software.
We all this newfound time on your hands, the Pioneer DDJ-200 is a welcome addition to the quarantine lifestyle. Build your skills with Tutorial and Pop-Hint in the WeDJ app for iPhone, transition FX allow you to sound like a pro when mixing. Plus one quarantine is over, you can bring this machine to your friend’s houses and create the most amazing house parties!!! Buy the DDJ-200 from Gear4music at £152
4. Skull Candy – Venue Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphone
The Skull Candy Venue Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphone is perfect for lockdown. With its 24 hrs battery life and super clean sound, this awesome but of kit allow you to play your music at the level you want, without disturbing others around you. Whether you’re commuting, tuning out a roommate’s TV, or escaping the distractions of others in your home, the Venue helps you create your own quiet space. The active noise cancelling function filters out unwanted noise so all you hear is your music.
Go ahead, get lost in your music. Get lost in the show. But never worry about losing your headphones again. The Venue features built-in Tile technology so you can track your headphones anywhere… Amazing right? Buy this from Skull Candy at £119
It’s not all about work when working from home, it’s also important to focus on mind and body health and take breaks throughout the day. Activ5 is the tiny gym in your pocket, use for five minutes in the morning, afternoon and evening for an effective workout.
Activ5 is a portable fitness device that enables anyone with a smartphone to exercise anywhere, anytime. Activ5 helps to:
- Tone and strengthen muscles with results showing that users can increase strength by 30% in just 6 weeks
- Personalise 100+ exercises to your fitness level, track progress and exercise while playing games
- Do full-body isometric exercises and workouts – 5 minutes of isometric exercise can be the equivalent of 25-minutes of gym machine exercises
- Track results on the companion Activ5 app, available on iOS and Android
Get the Activ5 from the Apple Store at 125
6. Inspire Brass Grey Kettle
Starbucks closed, Costa closed, as well as most coffee shops closed… It’s time to upgrade your kettle! If you’re looking to add a touch of uniqueness to your kitchen, the Grey Inspire Kettle with brass accents offers style as well as performance.
By combining a grey premium textured high gloss finish with stunning brass copper accents; this kettle is the perfect match for tasteful interior. So, wake up and kick-start your morning routine with that much-needed cup of tea, or have family and friends over for a cuppa and a catch-up and relish in the compliments received about your new Grey Inspire Brass Kettle.
7. Twelve South Curve
Many people suffer from neck pain caused by poor posture and too many hours spent looking down at a screen. Having a good laptop stand like the Twelve South Curve will make working instantly more comfortable and healthier.
Stylish with an improved ergonomic design, the Curve means users no longer have to hunch over and tilt their heads downwards towards a screen. They can elevate their MacBook to a more comfortable height, relieving neck and shoulder strain in the process. Whether you want to use your MacBook as a second screen or add a keyboard and mouse and use if more like a desktop, the Curve is the perfect option. Get the Twelve South Curve from Amazon at £85.52
We will continue to add extra items to this list, so watch this space!!!