Keeping Fit

Although it can be more challenging, keeping fit is important whilst in isolation and is benificial for both physical and mental health. Below are some suggestions of different things you can try for all ages and abilities, and for everyone in your household.


These gentle sitting exercises will help improve your mobility and prevent falls, and can be done at home.  

Strength and Flex

A 5-week plan from the NHS to improve general fitness, health and wellbeing. Find out more.


Mental health charity, Mind, have some suggestions and explain how important keeping active is for mental health.

Muscular Dystrophy UK

MDUK's guide - Exercise advice for
adults with a muscle-wasting condition
- originally produced in 2014, has been updated by some of the UK’s expert neuromuscular physiotherapists working with adults, and provides people with information about the importance of exercise, and how it can be safely carried out.

Disability Horizons

Dom Thorpe, a personal trainer who specialises in working with disabled people to help them get fit and healthy, lists the top 10 exercises for disabled people with varying abilities.


Adaptive yoga with Nina Boswell Brown, from Sitting Fit Yoga. Find out more.

PE with Joe Wicks 

In 2020, Joe Wicks started running workours for kids everyday at 9am to keep them moving and help add some structure to their day. He's starting them up again in January 2021. Subscribe to his YouTube channel here to watch both upcoming and previous videos.