Active Bucks

During the coronavirus pandemic Active Bucks is encouraging people to stay in and work out. It is important to stay as active as you can. Even a small amount of activity will have a positive impact on your physical and mental health.

You don't need gym equipment at home to stay active. Everyday activities like vacuuming, hanging out the washing and mowing the lawn all count towards your daily activity levels.

Our 5 tips for staying active

  1. Buddy up with someone in your household or online to make workouts more fun and stay motivated
  2. Build activity into your daily routine
  3. Find the activity or exercise that works for you
  4. Start slowly and build your activity level gradually
  5. Stay hydrated and eat a balanced diet

Activities for adults

Activities for children and families

Activites for older adults

Activites for people with disabilities

Activities for people with long term conditions

Mental health and wellbeing

It's important to take care of your mental health. Being more active can help with this, but there are lots of other things to consider.

Every Mind Matters has put together some useful tips to help with your mental wellbeing while at home. The mental health charity Mind has also put together advice and information on coronavirus and wellbeing.

Some ideas to look after your mental wellbeing:

NHS recommended helplines: