Activities and ideas for adults
Out and about - we offer a wide range of activities for adults in the district, including:
- Benefits of adult recreation
- Walking and cycling
- Diabetes programme
- Older people's activities
- Inclusive opportunities
- Walking Football
Staying active at home
Live Well Oxfordshire - Oxfordshire County Council
Find services and activities including 'what's on' and more at Visit Live Well Oxfordshire
The Body Coach - Joe Wicks
The Body Coach TV is the home of Joe Wicks’ workouts. He has hundreds of free workouts for all fitness levels. These fun workouts can be done at home with no equipment.
- NHS exercises at home
Moving around for even a few minutes can lift your mood, give you more energy and improve your health.
- NHS website
Some popular activities you can do at home:
EXi Exercise App
EXi Exercise is a free, evidence-based app which analyses your health, current fitness level, disease status and resting heart rate, and produces a personalised activity plan that is tailored to your needs and will transform your life. By entering some simple health information the EXi app can help build a 12 week+ physical activity plan that is specific to your health needs and your current fitness level. Your programme will gradually increase in time and exercise intensity, and will help even the most sedentary to get active.
- Yoga With Adriene
YouTube channel connecting as many people as possible through high-quality free yoga videos. All levels, all bodies, all genders, all souls welcome. Browse the library of free yoga videos to find a practice that suits your mood - Yoga with Adriene YouTube channel
Pilates for Beginners or Seniors
MrHealthyNFit has several online videos, this one is ideal for beginners to Pilates.
Sport England - Join The Movement
Sport England offer really good advice online for home workouts, including activities for older people and children. Visit Sport England website.
Active Oxfordshire - Staying active at home
Active Oxfordshire have put together their own guide on staying active at home with links to loads of activities for all people of all ages and abilities.
Guardian - 10 best online home workouts
Keep up an exercise routine – or start a new one – while working from home. Here’s Guardian - 10 best online home workouts.
- British Heart Foundation Heart Matters Magazine
The British Heart Foundation have put together several ideas for exercises you can incorporate into your routine from the comfort of your home, including strength exercises, stretches, seated yoga and step-ups using your stairs. Find our more from the BHF - Get active at home.
- NHS Walking for health
Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. Walking can be for any age or fitness ability. View NHS walking for health
- Race at your pace
Race at your Pace, inspires and motivates people to enjoy the great outdoors, and it’s all thanks to their highly popular virtual challenges. There are monthly challenges for all ages, you can run, walk or cycle.
- Groove Aerobics Lite
Are you missing your weekly Groove session? Groove Lite is now available online for you to work out at your own pace at your own time.
Walking Workout Schedule for Weight Loss
Use this plan to walk off weight. When you are walking to lose weight, following a workout schedule will help you be consistent and ensure you are getting the amount of exercise you need to burn calories and fat. But your walking workout doesn't have to be the same old grind every day. It is good to alternate short walking days and long walking days, with a rest day as needed. Walking workout schedule