Despite the restrictions on getting out and about its still important to improve your mood and keep on moving in whatever way suits you! Why not try some of these:
Balancing Life survey until 7 June youre invited to complete the annual Balancing Life survey about sport and current levels of physical activity of both staff and students.
Healthy Week goes digital for 2020! From 8 12 June Healthy Week is back with a virtual programme of activity to support you and your colleagues in getting active anywhere, anytime and to boost your mental and physical wellbeing.
- Your Home, Your Move try these workout/ blogs to support you staying active and healthy at home. See new content every Monday, Wednesday and Friday including:
- HIIT workouts
- Cardio workout
Full body workout
- Postural exercise
- Access to 1000+ Les Mills workouts
- Perfect posture? If you're working on a computer during the day try these postural exercises demonstrated by Sport and Physical Activity or the exercises on guidance sheets attached to the Health and Safety advice.
- Free remote Quit Smoking support - Is now the ideal time for you to cut down or quit smoking? The Universitys Quit Smoking coach can give you support, remotely, and can also mail out Nicotine Replacement Treatment or Champix.
- Couch to 5k programme - why not use this time to get into running? Complete each session twice or three times a week and you'll progress through to a 5k run by the end of it. You'll get clear feedback on how much you're improving your fitness, as you'll be able to run further each week.
5K to 10K running programme- Increase your running distance and knowledge and take part in a new challenge with Get Out, Get Actives first 5K to 10K programme. It will have you running a 10K within 12 weeks.
- Love dancing? Join local health and movement charity, Dance Action Zone Leeds, for a weekly dance fit session - Dance Action Zone Leeds.
- Love tea? Try a 5 Minute Kitchen Workout while you're in the kitchen waiting for the kettle to boil!
- 5 ways to improve your sleep recommended by Lucy Alderman from The Edge.
Please note - the University cant take responsibility for injuries or losses caused by these online activities. Please make sure your space is free from hazards (pets, chairs, mugs, lego etc.) before trying these exercises. Drink enough water and stay aware of how your body is responding. Its best to check with your doctor first, if you have any concerns about exercising.
Get in touch! How are you staying healthy, happy and connected while working from home?
- Perhaps youve used baked bean cans as exercise weights or walked 5000 steps around the house each day?
- Maybe youve completed a new jigsaw, or tried a new skill?
- Tried out a great Wellbeing idea at home, or found some links we should include?
Mental Health and Wellbeing keeping your spirits up and finding support
Campus and Community Wellbeing staying connected to colleagues, friends and family.
Homeworking and Life Balance - tips to help you make the best of the new ways of working.