How can you get active?

It’s so easy these days to not do any physical activity. The coronavirus presents a new challenge as restrictions change. But even with all the changes, there are lots of ways to bring activity into your life. You don’t need much space or time – just do what is right for you. Check the latest government advice on sport and physical activity.

 

Our priority is to encourage all of our networks and our staff to stay safe and healthy and to keep Gloucestershire moving where it is safe to. Read on for ideas and links to activities that can work for you at this time.

 

 

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Autumn and winter activity toolkit

If you are supporting others to stay active at this time, Sport England have designed this toolkit to help you encourage your communities to get and stay active over the next few months while responding to the changing guidelines.

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Build active habits

Do you want being more active to come naturally to you? Think about starting new, healthy habits that replace the old, not-so-healthy ones. Habits take a while to settle in, but when taken one step at a time, they can last forever.

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Stay home, stay active

The current situation is challenging us all to change the way that we connect, socialise and work. Having to stay home and the disruption to our routines makes being more active challenging but we need to keep moving. So where can you start?

STEP 1

Explore

Don’t rule anything out. Take time to explore and see what you like.

STEP 2

Try it

You don’t know until you try. Give new things a go. Any activity is better than none.

STEP 3

Keep going

If you like it, stick with it. If not, try something else. You’re looking for activity that works for you. Don’t worry, you’ll find it.

Discover activities

Find online groups, mobile apps and different ways to get active that help you and the people you love to move more.

Want to get more involved?

There are lots of we can move communities working to help people be more active. Disabled people, healthcare professionals, older people and employers are all getting together to create a more active world. Want to join them?

These are things you have told us you enjoy doing

Below is a list of activities you can search for online. 

This girl can disney dance along

This girl can disney dance along

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Joe Wicks the body coach

Joe Wicks the body coach

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BBC supermovers

BBC supermovers

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Crossfit home workouts

Crossfit home workouts

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Get active with a disability

Get active with a disability

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Stroud cycling routes

Stroud cycling routes

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#StayInWorkOut

#StayInWorkOut

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Fitness blender free workouts

Fitness blender free workouts

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Aspire Trust virtual workout

Aspire Trust virtual workout

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Busy brain breaks

Busy brain breaks

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Les Mills born to move

Les Mills born to move

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Volunteering

Volunteering

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