You will find below even more ideas on how to stay active to help improve mental health, boost the immune system, reach the NHS recommended exercise guidelines and make you feel better about the current situation. Remember, always exercise within your limits.
I’ve never exercised before, how should I start?
The NHS Live Well website will help you gain a better understanding of how much exercise you should do and what type! Check out the recommendations for early childhood, young people and older adults to help keep the whole family active.
Virtual Exercise Classes
There are lots of free virtual options out there that will help you recreate an exercise class vibe in your home. We’ve listed a few of the options currently available.
- Make sure to follow Falkirk Fitness and Falkirk Sport Facebook pages to get the latest advice, fun challenges and video workouts.
- The Body Coach Love or hate him, Joe Wicks has amassed a huge following with free High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) sessions suitable for all the family at 9am Monday to Friday.
- Barry’s UK, the hip global HIIT studio chain, is currently offering free Instagram workouts. Follow @barrysuk, read the IC LIVE timetable and turn up in your living room for your chosen session.
- The NHS Fitness Studio offers a huge range of free online workouts you can follow – from aerobic and strength to Pilates and Yoga.
- Strictly Come Dancing Oti Mabuse workouts may be designed for kids but adults, love them too.
- The Ballet Coach also offers free online classes for children and adults.
- For those who enjoy Yoga two great options include CorePower Yoga and lululemon.
- Nike Training Club App is a great for your phone or tablet, offering a wide range of workouts from Mood Boosters to Head-to-Toe Meltdown.