It is important to continue looking after your physical health, and doing regular physical activity will also have a positive affect on your mental wellbeing. The government currently allow one form of outdoor exercise a day – for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household in your local area. But if you cannot get out, the weather is bad, or you only have a smalll window of time, here are some suggestions of exercises you can do from the comfort of your own home:
- Click here for some simple ten-minute cardio and strengthening home-workouts from Public Health England.
- Make a game of it! Parent Club have some ideas for fun and active games to play with children.
- Do a PE class at home! Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) is doing live PE lessons-from-home for children and families. You can stream these from his YouTube Channel every weekday at 9am. He is also uploading all the videos after the livestream, so you can go back and view them at any time.
- Have fun with Disney! Change4Life have lots of Disney-inspired indoor games and activities.
- Keep dancing! Strictly’s Oti Mabuse is giving dance classes every weekday at 11:30 on her YouTube channel. She is also uploading all the videos after the livestream, so you can go back and view them at any time.
- Get some free football training. Online Soccer Academy have over 200 videos including soccer drills and training sessions.
- British Blind Sport want to help people stay active while at home, and have put together some audio exercise programmes including activities like yoga, HIIT and cardio.