Health & Wellbeing, Physical Activity

I can’t afford to exercise at the gym

I can’t afford to exercise at the gym

Why don’t you try? : How to complete a gym-free workout

Put the fun back into fitness with these equipment-free workouts for all levels.

These NHS illustrated guides are designed to help make your workouts effective and easy to follow.
Created with busy people in mind, these routines can be done anywhere, at any time.
Many of these routines count towards your recommended 150 minutes a week of exercise and muscle strengthening activity.

Unable to tear yourself away from the TV? Why not turn your couch into a workbench with this 30-minute full body muscle-strengthening workout.

Take your fitness to the next level step by step. You’ll be surprised at what you can do with a set of stairs. This routine develops lower-body strength, muscle tone and cardio fitness.

The humble pillow: good for sleeping, but even better for exercising! This strength routine turns your pillow into a free weight to work your major muscle groups. Find them all here

Source: NHS

Here’s a tip for you to try this week :

  • Take a walk around your local area.
  • Download the Couch to 5K app or Active 10 Walking Tracker app and use these to start gentle exercise.
  • Visit the Get Active Your Way NHS site for some ideas about how to stay active.
  • Get a Carers Assessment with your local authority to see if you are eligible for gym or leisure facility access.

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