Physical health and wellbeing

Exercise and wellbeing

During this period of spending more time at home, it is important to keep yourself active and look after you general health. 

These pages provide access to a range of excercise videos, workouts and general wellbeing information for children and adults of varying abilities.

All details listed below are provided for reference only and are not coordinated by us.

 

NHS Get fit for free

Select from a range of instructor led workout videos to help you keep active and healthy.

See the NHS Fitness Studio website for further information.


NHS Change for life

Fun ideas to help kids stay healthy.

See the Change for life website for more information.


NHS Exercises at Home

Moving around for even just a few minutes can lift your mood, give you more energy and improve your health.

The NHS website lists popular activities you can do at home for people of all ages.

Please read the Home Exercises section of the NHS website for more information.


Oak Tree Leisure Centre

The Instructors from Oak Tree Leisure Centre are posting fitness videos on the centre’s Facebook page. The workouts can be viewed and carried out at any time and include Abs and Core, HIIT and low impact exercises. 

Visit the Oak Tree Leisure Centre Facebook page for more information.


How to get active indoors with the British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation have assembled a guide to keep moving without leaving the house.

Please visit the British Heart Foundation website for more information


P.E. With Joe - The Body Coach

Free workout videos and resources for adults and children from Joe - The Body Coach.

The Body Coach - activity videos


Sport England

Sport England have provided tips, advice and guidance on how to be active within the home. This includes activities for older people and young children.

Please see the Sport England Stay in, Work Out page for more details.


Nuffield Health

An online High Intensity Interval Training  (HIIT) session including warm up and cool down.

Please view the High Intensity Interval online training video for more information.


The Guardian's 10 Best Online Home Workouts

Need help keeping up an exercise routine – or starting a new one – whilst working from home? The Guardian have put together a guide of their favourite free resources.

Please visit the Guardian website for more information.


This Girl Can Exercises at Home

This Girl Can have put together a list of exercises that can be carried out at home; from table top press ups to living room wall sits!

Please visit the This Girl Can website for more information.


Desk Exercises

If you find yourself working from home and using a desk, try these tips to counteract the long hours spent sitting.

Please read this desk exercises article for more information.


Fitness Blender

A variety of free exercise videos. 

Please visit the Fitness Blender website for more information.


Food and Nutrition advice during lockdown

Information from the World Health Organisation on eating healthily. 

Please see the WHO webpage for more information. 


Royal Academy of Dance at Home 

As the home of dance, the Royal Academy of Dance is here to support you when you can’t leave yours.

As such, we’ve created RAD@Home to provide a whole raft of content to help you make the most of dancing at home.

Please see the RAD website for more information. 


Walk at Home

Indoor walk fitness programme designed by Leslie Sansone.

See the Youtube channel for more details.


Sweaty Betty Exercise Videos

Sweaty Betty have put together a variety of at home workout classes.

Please see the Sweatybetty website for more information