Staying Active at Home

Thank you Cape Ann Mass in Motion for sharing this compilation with us!

Youth Physical Activity Resources:

CATCH Health at Home: Provides evidence based physical education resources for parents set up in a google classroom environment.

The Body Coach TV: Featuring “P.E. with Joe”, from the UK as long as schools are closed Joe is providing a daily free 30 minute home physical education class live on his You Tube channel. 

Alo Yoga:  A kids yoga YouTube channel

Yoga Ed: Great yoga YouTube channel with videos on a variety of topics for teens and young kids.

Go Noodle Library – engages kids with movement videos on a variety of fitness topics.

Playworks:  Excellent resource allowing you to search physical activity games to play regardless of equipment and number of participants. 

Fitbound: inclusion exercise videos for kids age 7 & up aimed at breaking down barriers for those with disabilities 

Hip Hop Public Health: using hip hop to promote health equity among youth. Great free dance fitness videos.

Marathon Kids:  “Walk and Talk” families walk 1 mile a day with a daily conversation prompt getting to know your kids better while completing a marathon in a month.

Moovelee – for the pre-k and under crowd short easy to follow  videos with an animated monkey who demos yoga and traditional exercises. 

Adult Physical Activity Resources 

American Council on Exercise (ACE): extensive fitness library and additional home exercise resources.

American Heart Association: creating your own circuit training workout.

American Physical Therapy Association: exercises to promote balance.

Fitness Blender – free workout videos on everything from pilates, HIIT, yoga, strength training and more.

Les Mills – for those looking for a more intense workout and have some at home equipment. Some workouts in Spanish as well. 

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability – a gentle beginner workout for adults who may not currently be engaging in physical activity regularly.  NCHPAD also has other tailored workout resources for those who have disabilities or chronic health conditions.

National Institute on Aging – a collection of videos on YouTube with gentle workouts from their Go4Life campaign.

Special Olympics – video demos and fitness cards (cards translated into several languages).

YMCA 360 – videos on yoga, barre, bootcamp and more. 

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