Staying active at home has never been more important with government guidelines instructing us to stay at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Although we are having to stay at home there are lots of exercises you can do from home that are designed for people who are self isolating at home, they can be done in the home or in your garden. The exercises below aim to keep you active and improve your strength and balance.
You should be comfortable with the activities in the above video to support health and independence before attempting the advanced exercises shown below.
The strength exercises below are designed to improve strength alongside both the above demonstrations.
You can download any of the posters above to your computer then why not print them out to remind yourself to keep active.
There is more information and guidance on staying active from Active Herefordshire & Worcestershire here.
If you don’t fancy any of the exercises above there are other ways of staying active at home like:
- Mowing the lawn
- Walking up and down the stairs
- Meditation or seated yoga
Local community classes
Although the classes you can find through the search function below will be currently cancelled due to COVID-19 please check back in the future to find community classes local to you, to help keep you active.
Use the Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire Activity Finder below to locate excercise classes in your area:
For other activities in Herefordshire visit: WISH Herefordshire