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COVID-19 Pandemic changed the way we live, which we call a new normal. People around the world need to adopt these changes to continue their daily activities. This study aims to determine the physical exercise benefits as a rehabilitation alternative to preserve positive mental health as perceived by the participants. The researcher initiated a focus group discussion that involves the graduate students of one institution in the Philippines. Each participant shared their practices and challenges to maintain a positive attitude during the lockdown. The study results show that those who actively engage in physical activities are most likely to maintain positive mental health during the Pandemic. While these safety protocols such as staying at home are vital and necessary, our bodies and minds do need physical exercise and the many benefits it provides. It is advised that students engage in programs that encourage physical health, which has been shown to have a beneficial impact on the student's mental wellbeing.