Keeping fit

Everyone is stressed at the moment and are not sleeping well. Exercise can decrease stress and anxiety. Moving will likely improve your sleep.

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  • If you are under 70 with no underlying conditions, you can walk the dog, go for a run or a bike ride, provided you keep your distance.
  • If you are over 70 and self-isolating, or pregnant, or having an underlying health condition but feel well, you can also go outside for exercise while keeping your distance.
  • If you have symptoms, or someone in your household has them, it is essential to use movement and activity while isolating yourself.
  • If you are unwell, use your energy to get better, but not to be active.
  • If you are feeling better after having had the virus, return to your regular routine gradually.
Chair tricep dips
  • Sit on the edge of a chair holding onto the front with your hands.
  • Place your feet out in front of you (bent legs for easier option or straight legs to make it harder)
  • Lower your elbows to a 90-degree angle before pushing back up.
Tabletop press-ups

Incline press-ups can be done anywhere around the home - on a table, a bed, a chair or even a wall.

To use a table:

  • Place your hands on the table with your legs stretched out behind you, body nice and straight.
  • Lower your weight down, keeping your elbows tight to your body, and press back up.
Living room wall sits
  • Find a wall with a big enough space for you to lean on.
  • Sit against the wall like you would in a chair.
  • Keep your legs at 90 degrees, and hold.
Milk bottle Russian twists
  • Sit on the floor holding a bottle with liquid in.
  • Lean back with a straight back and engage your core.
  • Rotate your torso and try to touch the floor on each side with the milk bottle.
  • Make it harder by lifting your feet off the floor.

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