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Home Based Exercises

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As new COVID-19 cases continue to pop up from time to time, many of us are being asked to stay at home. This can however pose a real challenge for remaining physically active.

Protect your health at home

Low levels of physical activity can have negative effects on your health, well-being and quality of life. So home based physical activity and relaxation techniques can be a great tool to continue to protect your health during this time.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 150 minutes per week, of moderate-intensity exercise. This can still be achieved even at home, with no special equipment and with limited space.

  • Take short active breaks during the day
  • Follow an online exercise class
  • Walk
  • Stand up
  • Relax

Home based exercises

To support you in staying physically active while at home, the World Health Organisation has prepared a set of home-based exercises. Find out more information and details at Stay Physically Active.

Here is a short visual summary of some of the exercises and relaxation techniques that you may wish to try!

Knee to elbow
Back extension
Side knee lift
Chair dip
Chest opener
Child’s pose
Seated meditation
Legs up the wall

Warning: This guidance is intended for people without any symptoms or diagnosis of acute respiratory illness. It should not replace medical guidance in case of any health condition.


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