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Vary your workouts for increased well-being and better mental health, study suggests – and this Hong Kong fitness fan’s pandemic training switch-up bears it out

Like most gym-goers in Hong Kong, Victor Ko had to give up his gym-based weight-training routine when the coronavirus pandemic hit last year. Luckily, the widespread gym closures did not curtail the 35-year-old aviation engineer’s physical activity. “I run a callisthenics group and a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) group and we meet a few times a week,” he shares. “I also enjoy outdoor activities like jogging, hiking, sprinting up hills with friends and swimming in the ocean. “When my…

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