Ways to get moving during COVID-19

For the most up to date information about what is and isn't possible, please read the government's sport and recreation guidance.

However if you are have Coronavirus symptoms or have tested positive for Coronavirus, you should stay at home. This is critical to staying safe and saving lives.

How to get moving

Here's some useful links to help you get moving:

Get fit one day at a time!

Missing activity already? Feeling like you want to kickstart a new fitness regime now we're in the New Year? Check out our 'Healthy You Exercise Calendar' which will guide you through 6 weeks' worth of exercise, slowly building up your fitness levels. All can be done from home, making it the perfect plan to follow during the new lockdown.

All you need are:

  • Dumbells or 2 tins of beans/soup (or similar)
  • Bottom step of the stairs (or any other step around the house/garden)
  • Chair

Healthy You exercise calendar

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 Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Week 1 • 1 set of 10x Bicep curls • 1 set of 10x Squats • Walk for at least 10 minutes
• Aim for 20 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
Rest • 1 set of 10x Calf raises • Walk for at least 10 minutes
• Aim for 20 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 1 set of 10x Step Ups
Week 2 Rest • 1 set of 10x Sit to stands
• 1 set of 10x Bicep curls
• 1 set of 10x front arm raise
• 1 set of Step Ups
• Walk between 10-15 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
Rest • Walk between 10-15 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 1 set of 10x Calf Raises
• 1 set of 10x Side leg raises
Week 3 • 1 set of 10x Wall chest press
• 2 set of 8x Squats
Rest • Walk for at least 15 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 1 set of 10x Bicep Curls
• 2 sets of sit to stands
• 1 set of 10x Squats
• 30 seconds of side steps
Rest • Walk for at least 15 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
Week 4 • 1 set of 10x Side leg raises
• 2 sets of 10x Bicep curls
• Walk for between 15-20 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
Rest • 2x set of 10x Front arm raise
• 2x set of 8x Squats
• Walk for between 15-20 minutes
• Aim for 25 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 2 sets of 10x Bicep Curls
• 2 sets of sit to stands
Rest
Week 5 • Walk for between 15-20 minutes
• Aim for 30 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 2 sets of 10x Side steps
• 2 sets of 10x Bicep Curls
• 2 sets of 10x Calf raises
• 2 sets of 10x Side leg raises
• 2 sets of 10x Squats
• 2 sets of 10x Upright row
Rest • 2 sets of 10x Bicep Curls
• 2 sets of 10x Calf raises
• 2 sets of 10x Sit to Stands
• 2 sets of 10x Step Ups
• 2 sets of 10x Squats
• 2 sets of 10x Wall chest press
• Walk for between 15-20 minutes
• Aim for 30 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
Week 6 Rest • 2 sets of 10x Bicep curls
• 2 sets of 10x Squats
• 2 sets of 10x Calf raises
• 2 sets of 10x Step ups
• Walk for atleast 30 minutes
• Aim for 30 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 2 sets of 10x Sit to stands
• 2 sets of 10x front arm raises
• 2 sets of 10x Side leg raises
• 2 sets of 10x Wall Chest press
Rest • Walk for at least 30 minutes
• Aim for 30 seconds balancing on each leg with as little support as possible
• 2 sets of 10x Bicep curls
• 2 sets of 10x Sit to stands
• 2 sets of 10x Calf raises
• 2 sets of 10x Wall chest press

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