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It's really important to stay physically active whilst self-isolating or social-distancing. Not only is exercise important for your physical health, but it also has a huge range of benefits for your mental health and wellbeing.

Adults should do some type of physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The NHS Fitness Studio is a fantastic free resource with lots of suggestions on how to stay active whilst indoors. Here are some physical activity guidelines to give you an idea of how much activity is recommended per day.

The Mind website has lots of information on how physical activity can improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Exercise and your mental health

Finding a physical activity you enjoy will mean you're much more likely to keep it going. The Mind website has lots of suggestions to help you find an activity that's right for you. Click here to take a look. 

Here are some more ideas of different types of exercise you can try. 

Yoga and Barre

HIIT Training


Quick Tip!

Be aware of your surroundings and your own safety when taking part in any physical activity to avoid injury to yourself and others.