Gentle exercises

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Most of us can get some low-impact exercise by going on a walk, but if that’s not possible for you at the moment then you might be wondering what exercises you can do at home. This page looks at resources for exercising safely at home as well as livestreamed classes you can follow along to.

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Resources

Age UK

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/exercise/simple-exercises-inactive-adults/

  • Detailed advice on exercise for older adults
  • Covers exercises to do when you find physical activity difficult, how to look after your feet and how to avoid a fall

NHS

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/easy-low-impact-exercises/

  • Covers a wide range of easy exercises with a specific “Home exercises” section
  • Exercises cover sitting, strength, flexibility and balance exercises

Live classes

The Class

https://digitalstudio.theclass.com/live-streaming

  • Classes are livestreamed 7 days a week and throughout the day
  • Paid-for platform