Fitness apps and technology
Using apps and technology can help motivate us to move more.
Your home. Your rules. No need for fancy gym wear or equipment. You can get active in your own way, in the comfort of your own home.
There are many ways you can get active at home, all varying in intensity and style. Stairs, chairs and even tins of beans can be used to create your perfect indoor activity. From home circuits to kitchen dance alongs, living room yoga to desk chair routines. Getting active at home is a great way to get creative with physical activity. You can adapt what you do to suit you and mix up your routine to keep things fun!
This Girl Can created the following free Disney Dance along videos for children and their families to try out at home.
“I Wanna Be Like You” from The Jungle Book | This Girl Can, with Sofia and Cat:
There are loads of different songs and movies to chose from. Enjoy a full Disney dance-along with all the videos.
Change4Life has teamed up with Disney to create 10 minute bursts of fun to get your kids moving.Visit site
iMoves is a free online platform, which is rolling out 2-minute, 10-minute and longer activities that parents can use in the home.Visit site
Access a whole playlist of kids' workouts for free on YouTube.Visit site
Download activity flyers and discover ideas for indoor and outdoor learning and activity.Visit site
There’s no age limit on getting active and it’s never too late to start. Explore getting active at home for older adults.
Or, if you can’t wait to get started, try the Move it or Lose it UK Cuppa Routine:
We have a whole page dedicated to activities that are suitable for various heath conditions. Scoot over to being active with a health condition.
There are also a couple of other places you can look to get guidance on being active with a health condition:
The British Lung Foundation has produced videos to help you start exercising. They are designed for people living with long term health conditions.Visit site
We Are Undefeatable is a movement supporting people with a range of long term health conditions. They have great insight and tips to help you find the right activity for you.Visit site
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Sharon shares how her family are getting active together.