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.
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 Community Gyms
These gyms offer discounted membership and facilities for people receiving benefits, such as Universal Credit or housing benefit.
Couch to 5k
This is a 9 week fitness programme designed with the aim to be able to run 5k after 9 weeks.
Learn balance and coordination with this easy to make/play idea for at home or parties.
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.
This Girl Can – Disney Dance-Along
This Girl Can is about celebrating women getting active and have partnered with Disney to help do so.
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.
Juanita Steel – SteelFit Camps
There are over 50 videos on this channel, focusing on female friendly workouts, including workouts for pregnant women.
Try out the Imminu Qi routine
Use the Qigong routine to help keep your immune system, lungs, respiratory system, and resilience strong!
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.
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.