Keeping fit and healthy
Beryl Bikes are now available in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. There are 1200 bikes and 334 parking bays in our area.
How Beryl Bikes work
Unlock a bike by downloading the app When you're done, park your bike in a Beryl Bay or in a considerate location. Please be aware that a convenience fee will apply for out of bay parking.
Let's get moving
Whether you're self-isolating, working from home or at home under lockdown, it's important to make sure you are moving your body as much as you can.
Active Dorset are here to help you recogise the importance of physical activity and to support you in moving more:
We Are Undefeatable is a YouTube channel made for those with long term health conditions. Find an acitivity that works for you.
Partnered with BCP Council, Dorset Council, the NHS and more, LiveWell Dorset are able to provide free healthy lifestyle advice and coaching to any adult in Dorset. Register to start
Some helpful apps they have available are:
Workout with Two Riversmeet
Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex are doing live classes on their Facebook page every week. A virtual gym and class timetable is available so you can stay updated with what's on, but don't worry if you miss a class, you can watch them all back on their page!
Mr Motivator is in da house! Fitness, well-being, motivation and funky outfits all make an appearance in Mr Motivator workout videos. Watch and get involved with the whole family.
The Body Coach
Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, is back on his mission to make the world fitter, healthier and happier through a variety of online workout videos.
Download apps to have on the go
Apps are a great way of tracking and finding new workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own home. We've added some of our picks below, some are free and some come with a cost, take a look and download on your device:
BH Live have created some workouts for you to follow from the comfort of your own home. There’s no equipment needed, and they’re suitable for all fitness levels, inclduing workouts from Les Mills and the Shapemaster. Some workouts you can try are:
Physical activity for older people
Sports England has launched 10 Today - an exercise programme designed for older people to protect against poor health and disease, and improve mental health and maintain independence. Take part in various exercises such as: