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Keeping active

Useful links

Sport England - Get active at home: A selection of online exercise programmes. A mix of free access or extended trial offers.

10 Today: A series of short videos on the BBC from Sport England and Demos, designed for older people.
NHS - Sitting exercises: Gentle sitting exercises which can be done at home, to help improve your mobility and prevent falls.
Active Surrey - Keep Active at Home: Exercise for older residents and those with health conditions
Active Surrey - Ageing well: A variety of options for building strength and balance
Supporting patients discharging from hospital: Advice from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, for professionals, volunteers and individuals themselves on motivation to stay active when discharged from hospital.


The following Smile leaflets have been developed by services in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Please feel free to follow them whether you are a Royal Borough resident or not, but the contact details for advice and support are only for residents of the Royal Borough.

Smile at Home Exercise Programme:
Warm Up

Smile at Home Exercise Programme:
Resistance Band Workout

Smile at Home Exercise Programme:
Cool Down

Active at Home: A guide to being active at home during the Coronavirus outbreak


A 10-minute chair workout for older people, from exercise guru Joe Wicks.