It’s important to keep active especially during lockdown, when we aren’t getting the steps in that we usually would. So we’ve put together some exercises you can do whilst at home.
Workout at home with Joe Wicks
Joe Wicks has a range of home workout exercise videos which you can subscribe to. Here is a 15 minute home fat burner workout video that you might find useful.
The Body Coach daily 9am videos
Short high intensity workouts to suit individual needs.
Zumba Wii Fit workouts
You don’t need a Wii Fit to do these fun dance moves. Head to YouTube where you’ll find different types of dances and songs to choose from!
Daily dance workout videos by ex Strictly Come Dancing professionals
Ex Strictly Come Dancing professionals run an exercise class called Fit Steps on YouTube. So if you’re into dancing, then these classes might be perfect for you. Choose from a range of ballroom dancing exercises.
A strength, flexibility and mind-body awareness exercise. Yoga is great for keeping you calm and allowing you to stay flexible and strong without adding pressure to your joints. There are plenty of videos you can watch online.
Live steaming of regular exercise videos
If you want to feel as though you are part of a class without physically being there, then The Active Wellbeing Society are livestreaming regular exercises daily on Facebook.
There are numerous exercise forums that you can sign up for, to get advice and tips from other people. Just type in ‘Exercise forums’ on Google.
Self-care, psychological needs and routines video
You can also check out Senior Lecturer in Sport and Health Dr Mark Holland’s video that he’s put together to help support your physical and mental health.
3 times per week Newman University Sports live exercise videos
Newman University Sports Facilities Team Leader Dom and Sports Facilities Officer James are running Facebook live exercise sessions for people to take part in at home.
The timetable for the free live sessions is as follows:
Mondays: Home workout with Dom
- Beginners 5:30pm-6:00pm
- Intermediate-advanced 6pm-6.30pm
Thursdays: Home workout with James
- All abilities 5:30pm-6:00pm
Fridays: Abs with Dom
- Beginners 5:30pm-5:50pm
- Intermediate-advanced 5:50pm-6:10pm