Activities

We want to help you and your family remain active and exercise throughout these strange times. Below are a variety of activity ideas and workouts for adults, children & young people including Yoga, HIIT, Dance and more!   

Adults & Later Life

Shape Up

It's time to make a change! Shape Up is a free 12-week weight management course for men and women run by Watford FC Community Sports & Education Trust. The aim of the sessions are to improve your healthy lifestyle knowledge to ensure sustainable weight loss.  Email [email protected] for more information on the upcoming January online courses.

Sign up to the next Shape Up course here

Join the Movement #StayInWorkout

Join the Movement is a new Sport England campaign which gives you tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get yourself and your family active in and around your home. Find lots of fun and creative ideas including exclusive workouts from Les Mills, Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) and FiiT.

Sport England Website

Joe Wicks: The Body Coach

Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, is bringing free exercise to your living rooms. These workouts range from 25 minute HIIT classes and 10 minute ab videos to lighter exercise classes for beginners and seniors. There really is something for everyone!

The Body Coach YouTube page 

NHS Fitness Studio 

NHS online Fitness videos have been created by fitness experts and range from 10 to 45 minutes. 
There are exercises to tone your abs and upper arms, as well as workouts suitable for new mums, such as postnatal yoga, and health problems, such as Pilates for back pain.

Exercise Videos Here

Yoga with Adriene

Yoga With Adriene provides free high-quality online yoga videos via YouTube. These sessions are suitable for all levels, bodies, genders and souls! Browse the library of videos below to find a practice that suits you. If you're a beginner, check out Yoga For Beginners designed to give you the tools to build a happy, healthy at home yoga practice. If you want to work up a sweat, try the Yoga for Weight Loss or Total Body Yoga. 

Yoga with Adriene YouTube page

Online Music Group

Singing can be great for managing wellbeing - it can generate happiness and enjoyment! Hertfordshire Mind Network's Online Music Groups take place on a weekly basis, every Wednesday from 7pm - 9pm and every Saturday from 11am – 1pm on zoom.  If you would like to attend, please email: [email protected]

Hertfordshire Mind Network's Website

Children & Young People

Wake Up with Joe

Wake Up with Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with his new 15-minute home workouts to get you moving and feeling good. The workouts will go live on his YouTube channel at 6am each morning so you can squeeze them in to your day at a time that suits you.

The Body Coach YouTube Videos 

Youth Sport Trust

A fun ‘compete against yourself’ approach to physical activity with a focus on resilience and perseverance. A range of activity cards and videos to try at home.

Choose your Challenge Here

Disney Dance-Alongs

This Girl Can has teamed up with Disney and real families across England to create dance routines to help mums get active with their kids. You can learn the moves or put your own spin on the routines. Break a sweat while having a bit of fun...

This Girl Can Website

Move to Improve

Family friendly game ideas to keep your children happy and healthy. Help your child learn essential movements that will support their natural development in school and in life. Are you ready for some fun?

Choose your Game Here

Indoor and Outdoor Activities

Here are some of the best practical ideas for activities & resources for you to do with your kids if you’re spending more time at home at the moment, because childhood can’t wait…

Home Start Website