How to stay physically active while self-isolating in the house


Following national guidance, people who have either a high fever, or a new continuous cough should self-isolate for 7 days and people living with them for 14 days. Get Set Leeds encourages you to stay at home, but also not to forget to stay active indoors!

Yorkshire Sport Foundation has put together a great guide for people who are self-isolating, but wish to stay in shape and active at home. From workouts especially designed for kids who self-isolate to people who need to take it steady away, a wide range of workouts are put in place to get your heart beating every day. Find the best workout for you by visiting Yorkshire Sport Foundation – Active at home:

This Girl Can shows how home life-exercising can be an answer to your self-isolation. Your equipment can be a totally improvised one that includes stairs, chairs or households objects. Visit Home Exercise by This Girl Can to find out more:

NHS gym-free workouts are perfect to put the fun back in physical activities. Many of the workouts that the NHS suggests counts towards your recommended 150 minutes a week of exercise and muscle-strengthening activity. To find out more about the daily workouts you could do, visit

If you’re short on time, the NHS gives you 10-minute equipment-free workouts to fit into your daily routine:

If you’re unsure about how to do various exercises, here you can find a 10-minute cardio workout that will make your heart beat faster, a strengthening workout beneficial for your mobility, and a cool-down stretching one:

British Heart Foundation shows you how you can work out indoors with no equipment. Put on some comfortable clothes and bring out your active side by completing this 10 minute living room workout:

If you are a gym fan, you’ll be happy to know you can now turn your home into a proper gym with 500 free workout videos from Fitness Blender:

How do you stay active indoors while you’re self-isolating?

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