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10 Workouts You Can Do At Home

With gyms, playgrounds and some parks now closed, as well as restrictions on movement outside of the home, it can be pretty easy to fall into the habit of sitting around, watching TV and not doing much. But exercise is especially important now, more than ever, to boost your physical and mental wellbeing. The NHS recommends doing 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity a week to keep ourselves fit and healthy. Have a look at 10 workouts can you do from the comfort of your own home, without any gym equipment.


1. La Bomba Dancing Workout

This 45 minute class is suitable for all fitness levels, and involves a combination of dance moves set to Latin American dance music. All you'll need is some trainers, some water and a towel handy.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/dance-la-bomba/


2. 10 Minute Living Room Workout



3. Chair Exercises

For those in a wheelchair, with limited mobility, or just for people who want an exercise to do at their desk while working from home; seated exercises can be extremely beneficial.

Download another seated exercise as a PDF, https://www.nhs.uk/livewell/fitness/documents/NHS_sitting_exercise.pdf


4. Wake-up Workout

This 45 minute workout is perfect for beginners. It incorporates cardio and strength to help give you a boost in the morning.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/wake-up-workout/


5. The Tea Time Toning Challenge

"No need for the gym or fancy equipment just baked bean tins and a little motivation."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5YK40YBsmmCxPJ1p6cXc4dT/the-tea-time-toning-challenge-makeyourmove


6. Yoga for Beginners

40 minutes of beginner friendly yoga with a focus on foundation and flexibility.


7. Sofa Workout

This is one for the coach potatoes!


8. 10 Minute Home Workout for Seniors

A short workout with Joe Wicks, perfect if you're a bit older or looking for a workout that's a bit lighter.


9. YMCA A Day

"Who knew guilty pleasures could bring health and vitality?"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2RmQ3MRbfHvZWr1yd6xpbFL/the-ymca-a-day-challenge-makeyourmove


10. Kids Beginners Workout

A great 16 minute video you can do with your kids to keep them active.


No information on here should be taken as medical or professional health advice. Consult with your GP if you are unsure whether these workouts are suitable for you.

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