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Later Life Training

  • Specialises in older people’s physical activities via Facebook live. It is live 3 times per day at 8am, midday and 4pm

Join the Facebook group here

The Body Coach TV

  • Free short HIIT workouts available on You Tube
  • Includes short workouts for Kids
  • PE sessions at home via You Tube Monday-Friday 9am

https://www.youtube.com/thebodycoach1/

Sport England ‘How to Stay Active at Home’

  • Sport England have compiled some of the handiest exercise ideas that are out there for keeping active in and around your home
  • If you’ve found a great way to keep active online, use the hashtag #StayInWorkOut on social media to share it with others

https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-while-youre-home

Kids Run Free

  • To promote both physical and mental well-being during this time Kids run free will be uploading a daily video to their You Tube channel and across all social media platforms
  • This will be a short video highlighting some games and activities that can be played for all ages and abilities in the family home

https://marathonkids.org/

This Girl Can

  • There are fitness apps and YouTube videos for every type of activity or exercise you can imagine
  • Stairs, chairs and household objects can be used to create your own indoor circuit class
  • Buy fitness DVDs or exercise equipment that matches the type of exercise you like to do

https://thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/home-exercise/

One You

  • One You will help you get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support
  • Indoor Home workout videos

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/

Gym-Free Workouts

  • From sofa workouts to cardio jumps, the NHS has put together illustrated guides showing some other equipment-free workouts, many of which you can do at home
  • Putting the fun back into fitness with many equipment-free workouts for ALL levels

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/gym-free-workouts/

NHS Sitting Exercises

  • Provides many gentle sitting exercises to help improve mobility and prevents falls
  • All you need is astable chair

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/sitting-exercises/

10 Today

  • Easy to follow, audio 10-minute daily home workouts to help older people stay active. Available on demand through BBC Sounds and broadcast live on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p087wddm

Move GB

  • It’s designed around you, providing unlimited access to 1000’s of local venues all under one monthly membership. Find any fitness activity to get you moving! Whenever, wherever with no restriction, no barriers – have the freedom to find the activities that make you feel awesome!

https://www.facebook.com/304341546351021/posts/2875376319247518/

Mayathon

  • People are invited to buddy-up (virtually) with a friend, family member or colleague and support each other to do 26 minutes of exercise a day.
  • It can be any activity and it’s not competitive. It’s not about how far or how fast, just that people do their 26 minutes and help their mayathon buddy to do theirs.
  • People download the free app from the usual app stores and then invite a friend or family member or work colleague to join as their mayathon buddy. Once they do this, the two mayathon accounts are linked together

https://mayathon.com/

Move it or Lose it

  • Move it or Loose it offer Live facebook workouts at 2.30pm on weekdays.  The sessions are aimed specifically for older people or those with mobilities problems and  can even be done sitting down.

https://www.facebook.com/MoveItOrLoseIt1/

Be Fit 4 Baby

  • A free video workout service for pregnant women stuck at home due to COVID-19
  • Every Monday and Wednesday at 11am

To go straight to the MSP/Active Cheshire pages where you can access the video content and more visit either: http://www.merseysidesport.com/be-fit-4-baby/ or https://www.activecheshire.org/active-mums/

Love to Move

  • British Gymnastics Foundation has created an age and dementia friendly seated exercise programme.
  • Uses specifically designed coordination and bilaterally asymmetrical movement patterns, which are thought to have the effect of increasing a person’s cognitive reserve.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLdamoj-y6y98PNI3cZ7NignRwXEsYdiS

Limb Power

  • The new resources from LimbPower can be found in our newly created Facebook Groups LimbPower Stay In Stay Active and LimbPower Juniors Stay In Stay Active and on the LimbPower website.
  • Join in and to share what you are doing at home & encourage others using the hashtag #LimbPowerShare and the Sport England hashtag #StayInWorkOut.

https://limbpower.com/exercise/toolkit-videos/

The Rainbow Cup

  • The Rainbow Cup is open to everyone; from experienced boccia players to those of us who have never played boccia before, along with mums, dads, grandparents, friends, carers and volunteers.
  • It is really easy for anyone to take part, with a new game weekly.
  • The competition will start on Monday 11 May and will initially run for 4 weeks.

https://www.bocciaengland.org.uk/the-rainbow-cup

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