The pandemic challenged us to find new ways to move. That’s a good thing. 

Brenda Gardner, left, is spotted by her wife and strength and flexibility coach, Mercedes Pollmeier, while climbing in the gym at their South Park home. Gardner, 37, had previously worked out at home to prepare for outside climbs. During the pandemic, she has spent a lot of time at her home gym. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Brenda Gardner, left, is spotted by her wife and strength and flexibility coach, Mercedes Pollmeier, while climbing in the gym at their South Park home. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

The coronavirus pandemic forced all of us to adapt our workout routines. Some were able to do that better than others. The silver lining now, as we struggle toward a healthier future, is that many people have found new ways to exercise.