Maintaining routine (albeit a new one) and engaging in regular physical activity is important for all. As gyms are closed around the world, virtual options have increased exponentially. Some are only available live for short periods of time (e.g. Instagram) while others are permanently shared (YouTube). Below are a few examples that members have found helpful:
Follow the following hashtags on a variety of social media platforms & visit the websites for inspiration and motivation. As always, user and viewer discretion is advised:
#10000steps and @10000Steps_ on Twitter: Free health promotion program for individuals, workplaces and community groups to log steps and participate in challenges
#FullBodyWorkOut: No explanation required, quality can vary
#NoEquipmentWorkout: Regular workouts from instructors and students of varying lengths of time.
#LineUpWorkout: For inspiration, check various social media platforms to see our very own David Keegan leading a line up workout in Calgary!
#ADigitalDance: A movement project encouraging creativity through digital platforms. Each Monday and Friday, this group of cultural leaders will post a series of movement 'tasks' which we are encouraged to explore and embrace.
#FosseMinute: Every week, one of the Fosse (modern musical theatre) dancers posts a one-minute routine for you to learn.
'Sweatfest' with @ryan.heffington: Live instagram classes every other day & weekends; full of laughter, dress up & interesting moves. Good for all levels and ages.
#YogaDuringLockdown (on Twitter): Online videos, images and messages from instructors and users alike, quality can vary
#YogaforEveryone and #PracticeYoga (on Instagram): Online videos, instructions and images, quality can vary
Climbing 'at home'
#QuarantineClimbing: Creative adaptation around and in the house for climbers of all ages.