NHS Home Workout Guides

The NHS have a variety of home workout guides you can easily access from your own home. From 10 minutes cardio workouts to strength and flexibility guides, there's something for everyone!

Home Warm Ups

You should always warm up properly before exercising to prevent injury and make your workouts more effective, even at home!

Follow this guide to find and easy at home pulse raising warm up you can follow: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/how-to-warm-up-before-exercising/

You can also follow this link to find some useful how-to tutorials of stretches you can use during the mobility phase of your warm up: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/strength-and-flex-exercise-plan-how-videos/

Strength and Flexibility

The NHS have a 5 week plan that consists of a series of equipment-free exercises designed to improve your strength and flexibility.

The workout instructions and pace are easy to follow to make sure you perform each exercise correctly and in time. It's also great to use at home because:

  • it's equipment-free
  • it's easy to follow
  • it's a full body workout
  • features how-to video clips
  • can be done anywhere, anytime

Follow this link to give it a go: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/strength-and-flex-exercise-plan/

10-Minute Home Workouts

NHS 12-Week Fitness Plan

Want to improve your health? Need to lose weight? This activity plan for beginners, combining running and strength and flexibility workouts, will get you into the habit of regular exercise in 12 weeks.

The plan is structured but flexible enough to allow you to fit the exercise sessions around your other weekly commitments.

Before starting each week, plot in your calendar what days and times you'll be exercising. This will help you stick to the plan. Don't forget to factor in 1 rest day per week (on a day of your choosing).

All you need to get started is any type of MP3 or digital media player, or smartphone, and a pair of running shoes.

click the link to find out more: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/12-week-fitness-plan/