Being active is hugely important for our physical and mental wellbeing. Daily exercise is encouraged (whilst keeping an acceptable distance from others) and it can take many forms – including walking, gardening, running and cycling.


You can also exercise within the home and get the whole family involved – take a look at some of the ideas here.


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    #DoingOurBit fitness platform

    A free online fitness hub dedicated to NHS staff – class range from yoga and pilates, to family sessions, to high intensity workouts.

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    NHS One You - Move More

    Tips and advice about things you can do to keep moving including home workout videos.

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    Sport England - Stay In, Work Out

    Campaign to get active in and around your home. Join the movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you're getting active during this time.

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    Northumbria Couch to 5K staff support group

    Get moving with the support of a team of fellow couch to 5kers over on Facebook.

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    Move More - Active at home guide

    A handy guide for staying active at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Northumberland walking guide

    Try out a new walk with this handy guide. 

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    We Are Undefeatable

    A movement supporting people with a range of long term health conditions, developed by 15 leading health and social care charities.

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    This Girl Can - Ways to Get Active 

    Campaign to get all women active no matter what your shape or size - browse lots of activity ideas including exercising at home.

Children's exercises

Take a look through some of the best and most popular exercise links we've found to keep your kids energetic throughout the crisis. 

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