Here is our top pick of apps and activities from NHS Choices website around the topic of children and families
Getting fit can certainly be a challenge, but the internet can be a real help and there are wealth of tools available that will help you decide on the right exercise for you, measure whterh it’s working and get some top tips from the experts.
Take a fitness self-assessment
The NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series helps you get fit without the expense of a gym or fitness trainer.
Featuring Laura from the NHS Couch to 5K programme, these podcasts talk you through a series of equipment-free exercises
to improve your strength and flexibility. In the videos accompanying the podcast series each exercise is demonstrated. In this clip, Laura shows you how to do a
How to Do Standing Press Ups
This video is part of a 6 week get fit campaign which you can download as a podcast for ITunes or Google Play
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise and best of all -it’s free! But it can be quite hard getting started, The Couch to 5K programme on NHS Choices can help learners to ge comfortable in no time and you might event like to have a go at it together.
Map a walk around a local area
If walking is more suited to you, then it’s a fantastic way to get the heart pumping! This great website will help learners to map out a walking route, and you can even work out the calories you’ve burnt off and the carbon you’ve saved! Why not map a route the whole group could walk together.