Exercise at Home

Get Active

Spending extra time at home can mean you're moving less, and may be struggling with motivation to keep active.

We've got some great ideas to get you moving with our Exercise At Home feature - including some simple mobility tips you can do while sitting on the sofa, no gym kit required!

Aspire Health have also got some fantastic resources available to keep you active at home during these testing times, from a 6 week home bodyweight workout to live exercise classes being streamed over Facebook!

If you want to get out and get active, we've got walking and cycling routes galore - plus all the information on leisure centres and swimming pools reopening.

So do your stretches, warm up and get going!

Get Active
Exercise At Home

If you're struggling to get active, wherever you are right now, we've got you covered and have pulled together a few tips to help get you started and stay on track. Check out our simple home exercise routine that you can do alone or with family.

For those who struggle with mobility, we've some great simple joint mobility exercises that you can do from the comfort of your sofa - no gym kit required!


Being a teenager is more than blackheads and exams. It’s learning to be independent, making your own choices, finding out who you are and who you want to be.

For children and teenagers struggling with changes and lockdown check out WF-I-Can. WF-I-Can is a new website for 7-19 year olds offering a range of self-care tips. It has weekly challenges, interactive games, keep active videos and a drop-in and chat service.

Aspire At Home

It's important to regard this quarantined spell as an opportunity rather than a jail sentence. With restrictions in place on why and how often you can leave the house, many normal exercise sources aren't currently available.

Aspire Health have some fantastic resources available to keep you active at home during these testing times, including LIVE online classes with instructors and the Aspire@Home 6 week home bodyweight workout!


Cycling gives an amazing sense of freedom and after the past few months, we’ve learned to value that more than ever.

There are loads of interesting places to cycle around the district and even more information online, so it can be hard to know where to begin. Never fear! We here at Experience Wakefield have got some useful resources and ideas to help you get started.


For many, the Coronavirus lockdown brought a new appreciation of walking and a way to explore our communities, while also bringing us a whole host of physical health benefits

There are loads of green places around Wakefield to discover. From local pathways to vast country parks, a wonderful walk is right on your doorstep you can tailor your walk to suit you.

Sun Lane Leisure Centre

All Aspire Leisure Centres are Covid-19 Secure and have been reopened, ready to welcome you back and allowing you to work out in confidence.

To allow for extra cleaning of the centres and to maintain correct social distancing, sessions must be booked in advance, which you can do by contacting any of the venues.