Follow government advice to now ‘Stay At Home’ due to coronavirus (Covid-19), don’t forget it’s still important to stay as active as you can. Even a small amount of activity will have a positive impact on your physical and mental health #StayinWorkOut
Not sure what you can do?
Here is the current advice:
•You can do one form of exercise each day, for example a walk, run, or cycle – alone or with members of your household
• Keep at least 2m metres or more away from anyone outside of your household at all times. This will stop the virus spreading.
• If you are self-isolating with symptoms, or someone in your household has them, you shouldn’t leave home but that doesn’t mean you should stop moving. It’s really important to use movement and activity as a way of breaking up your routine, if you feel well enough. Cook, play active games, dance, go into the garden if you’ve got one.
Staying Active At Home
There’s plenty you can do at home – here are some ideas to keep you moving.
Everyday activities count!
You don’t need gym equipment at home to stay active. Everyday activities such as doing the vacuuming, hanging out the washing, and mowing the lawn all count towards your daily activity levels.
Try to break up long periods of sitting by getting up and moving for at least five minutes each hour.
Try a home workout
If you’re looking for some inspiration, there are loads of videos and workouts that you can follow online. Below are a few to get you started …
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