FITNESS

 
When we exercise our bodies release chemicals called endorphins that help boost our moods. This is why when we feel low in mood it’s a good idea to do some exercising, even if it’s just putting on some music and dancing around your bedroom for 20 minutes.
 
 
 
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5 Week Strength and Flexibility Plan

The 5-week plan consists of a series of equipment-free exercises designed to improve your strength and flexibility.

YMCA Gym

YMCA Community Gyms

These gyms offer discounted membership and facilities for people receiving benefits, such as Universal Credit or housing benefit.

YMCA Gym

Active10 Fitness App

Brisk walking is a simple and quick way to get some exercise into your daily routine. Download the Active10 app to monitor and gradually increase your brisk walking levels over time.

YMCA Gym

Couch to 5k

This is a 9 week fitness programme designed with the aim to be able to run 5k after 9 weeks.

Young boy running

Go for a peaceful bike ride

Many large cities now offer bike schemes making cycling more accessible for all so read these tips for beginners to help.

Young people cycling

Yoga Jenga

Yoga Jenga is a fun activity to keep your body stretched with friends or family.

UNO Workout

Take a beloved game by generations put a spin on it and turn it into a home workout.

Balloon Volleyball

Learn balance and coordination with this easy to make/play idea for at home or parties.

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Book Worm Workout

Pick a repeated word in a book and when it appears do a small bit of exercise e.g. a jumping jack.

Go Noodle Games

GoNoodle engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

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ukactive Kids

Move Crew is a programme developed  help kids unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity.

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This Girl Can – Disney Dance-Along

This Girl Can is about celebrating women getting active and have partnered with Disney to help do so.

#DailyMileAtHome Workout

Easy ways to stay fit and maintain good health and wellbeing for young people.

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Find the right sport for you

There are many sports and clubs to choose from, and if you’re struggling to find the sport for you, read this blog to help choose.

Stair Exercise

Sport England – Join the Movement

Sport England have put together a list of tips, advice and guidance for staying active at home.

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Juanita Steel – SteelFit Camps

There are over 50 videos on this channel, focusing on female friendly workouts, including workouts for pregnant women.

NHS Change4Life Activities

Find easy ways to keep kids active indoors with Disney inspired games and activities.

Stair Exercise

Try out the Imminu Qi routine

Use the Qigong routine to help keep your immune system, lungs, respiratory system, and resilience strong!

15 minutes stairs exercise

A lot of exercises require costly equipment, but if you live in a home with stairs, this will be free and easy to do so try it out

Stair Exercise

Join the nation with Joe Wicks

Enjoy 30 mins of daily exercise between 9-9.30 with Joe wicks and know that with every watch he is donating the ad revenue to the NHS.

Become a dancer with Oti Mabusi

Become that dancer you always wanted to be by joining Oti weekdays at 11.30am on Facebook or Instagram live.

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Have a high intensity work out

Put some music on in the background and try these circuits to help you break out into a sweat.

Latin cardio dancing

For 30 minutes join pop sugar to learn some latin dancing moves while getting fit.

Māori Mindfullness exercises

Try these storytelling and simple movement exercises directly from New Zealand.

Yoga for Anxiety

Try this 30 minute yoga session to manage any feelings of anxiety you may have

Liliano Deleo, Laughter Yoga

Did you know that laughter releases endorphins that make you feel good? Why not try it now with some laughter Yoga, the more you laugh the better the work out. There shouldn’t have to be a reason to laugh so start now.

12 Mins of cardio exercises

12 minute tutorial for a cardiovascular workout, nice for a quick exercise break.

Free online exercise trials

Davina McCall

Davina McCall’s fitness programme is available for a free 30 day membership.

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth’s health and fitness programme now has a free 6 week sign up.

NHS Online workout

The NHS have included 3 workout videos including: 10-minute cardio workout, strengthening workout and cool down stretching.