It's important to keep fit.
Your physical health matters! Keep on moving to keep up your physical health and fitness, but also improve your mental wellbeing.
Staying active is proven to raise your self-esteem, help you to set goals or challenges and achieve them, and lifts your mood.
No matter your age, fitness level or ability, there are a number of resources available for you to try.
Yes - staying active and connecting with nature on a regular basis is very important for everyone’s health and well-being. The Scottish Government recently updates the rules on exercise, meaning you can now go out more than once day for this purpose. You can do this alone, or with members of your household.
When visiting the outdoors during the coronavirus outbreak, you must follow this guidance as stated by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code:
The police have a responsibility to enforce the special measures in respect to essential travel and social distancing and have powers to warn and fine people who are not following them.
As well as the special measures outlined above, you must continue to follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code:
If you have a dog:
Adults should do some type of physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The more you do the better!
Try these exercise routines:
You can do activities that strengthen your muscles on the same or different days as your aerobic activity – whatever is best for you.
Muscle-strengthening exercises are not always an aerobic activity, so you will need to do them in addition to your 150 minutes of aerobic activity.
NL Leisure are providing free daily fitness classes via their Facebook page here: NL Leisure Free Fitness Classes.
Qualified fitness instructors will put you through your paces with a variety of different classes!