Active at Home

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In the current Covid-19 pandemic it undoubtedly seems harder to fit exercise and movement into your day. However, staying active is more important than ever at the moment, both for your physical and mental health.Lets Move Lincstogether colour lockup

During this difficult time Active Lincolnshire remain committed to helping people get and stay active. We’ve compiled a list of online resources and videos to give you ideas for exercise in and around the house.
Read the guidance here.

Have a look at the links below for resources to help inspire you to keep active no matter what your situation.

Staying Active at Home

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Online Workouts

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Older Adults

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Children & Young People

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For those with a Disability

 

Wellbeing

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Mental Health

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Healthy Lifestyles

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Community Support

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Working From Home

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Club and Coach Support

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The Safe Return of Sport & Physical Activity

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Safeguarding during Covid 19

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Support for Local Authorities & Leisure Providers

 

 

Social Media

We’re sharing ideas, articles, links and videos to encourage and support you to stay active at home on our social media. Make sure you follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see these. If you want to share your home workout ideas then use the hashtags #StayInWorkOut, #LetsMoveLincolnshire and #LincsTogether

You may also be interested in

Below are articles, blogs and content about physical activity, mental health and campaigns of interest updated monthly.

In June we celebrate the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities during Volunteer’s Week (June 1st- 7th)
Click here to read a guest blog by Jennie Arthur who is the senior workforce project manager for Sport England

In May we are focusing on boosting mood and wellness by encouraging everyone to join in Walking Month.
We are also featuring a blog on Mental Health Awareness Week which looks at all the positive aspects of getting active and its effect on our mind and mood.

April is Stress Awareness Month
Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever, releasing endorphins, improving mood and protecting your cardiovascular, digestive and immune systems.
Click here to read our blog: How being active can reduce stress

In March we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), March 8th.
Active Lincolnshire is committed to equity in sport and physical activity, working with a wide range of partners to make sport and physical activity available to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, age or socio economic status.
Click here to read our Women’s Day blog 
Click here to visit the International Women’s Day website
Websites we think might be of interest:

In February we focus on children and young people and their mental health.
The first week of February is Children’s Mental Health Week, as part of this campaign we are promoting our Keeping Children Active resource.
Alongside this we would like to share two articles of particular interest:

  • Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair of ukactive speaks about children’s mental health and the need to get them moving again: read more.
  • The Education Policy Institute and The Prince’s Trust published a major study on the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Generation Z: read more.