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Being more active around the home is a great way for those who don’t have a lot of free time, and are looking for ways to fit more activity around their daily routine. It can also be ideal if you’re just starting out, to help take those first steps towards a more active, healthy lifestyle and help build your confidence levels. If you are unsure or concerned where to start, don’t worry as there are plenty of ways to ease yourself into it.

Home activities can help increase your general health and fitness, as well as strengthening muscles and bones, and if you’re living with a health condition or recovering from illness or surgery, there are plenty of things you can do to help you get back on track.

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Couch to walking 5k

If you want to get more active in your everyday life, but don’t know where to start, go for a walk! From starting with just 10 steps to working up...

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NHS Live Well – strength & flex

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. Strength and flex...

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NHS Live Well – gym-free workouts

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. These gym-free workouts...

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NHS Live Well – easy exercises

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. These easy, low-impact...

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NHS Live Well – 10-minute workouts

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. These 10-minute workouts...

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10 Today – exercises for older people

10 Today is a set of fun 10-minute, audio and video workouts intended to easily fit into your day to help get you stretching and moving at home. The programme has been designed by and for...

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One You home workout videos

One You can help you to make changes in your life to improve your health and wellbeing. As part of the campaign, One You has put together a series of...

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Played – on demand home exercises

The activity finder service Played has curated a fantastic selection of free home exercise videos from all across the internet.

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Benefits of…solo exercises

Exercising alone or at home, gives you the flexibility to work out when you want, where you want. Exercising on your own takes a lot of personal strength and discipline...

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Getting into solo exercises

Whether you just don’t have the time to go out and join a group, or you’re not used to being active so want to try and build your confidence at...

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Get active, stay active

So you’re looking to build more movement into your everyday life? Taking those first steps, and then making a habit of it, are two of the hardest parts. You don’t...

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Get fit for free – outdoor gyms

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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NHS Live Well – get active your way

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. The “get active...

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Beating the boredom

We’ve all been there. You make a plan to get more active, perhaps a new year’s resolution. It goes well for a few days, perhaps even a few weeks but...

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Get fit for free

Take a look at our series of articles to help you get fit without the expensive gym membership.

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How much is enough?

Want to know how much physical activity you should be doing? Read our guidelines to find out more.

Physical activity guidelines