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Join your kids for a PE lesson from home.

Get active with Sport and Health Swansea

The council's Active Young People, Community Sports Development and #ParkLives teams are offering daily exercise tips on their Twitter account and on Using their tips it's really easy to put together a great workout at home. With little or no equipment it's a great way to start on your active journey at home. They are also tweeting links to other great resources and providers across Wales.

More ways to get active

The 2019 London Marathon raised over £66 million for UK charities. With the marathon and other fundraising events being cancelled or postponed there is a new way to get active and help raise some much needed funds for your favourite charities. The 2.6 challenge is looking for Home Heroes to take on their own challenge to raise money for UK charities. How about getting sponsored for 26 laps of your garden on rollerskates, do 26 cartwheels, take part in an online class with 26 friends or do some gardening for 26 minutes. There are loads more ideas on their website or come up with your own.

Over 200,000 people joined Joe Wicks online for his first live PE lesson on Youtube. Happening every week day at 9.00am, it's a great way to get you moving and ready to start your day.

The Youth Sport Trust have put together a set of free resources to help you keep active at home. With fun active breaks and tips on how to combine active movement with other subjects. If you don't have much time then how about trying some of their 60 second challenges and track your progress over time.

You can work out with a Team GB athlete every Wednesday with their Workout Wednesday. Previous athletes have included gymnasts Max Whitelock and Aimee Fuller, climber Shauna Coxsey and freestyle skier Rowan Cheshire. 

Team GB and Paralympics GB have also added home learning resources to their Get Set site. Get inspired by the Olympic and Paralympic Games with a range of cross curricular activities for 5 to 19 year olds.

Sport Wales has gathered together lots of free ideas on how to exercise at home and outdoors, with nutrition info too.

Sport England have gathered together lots of Stay in, work out free ideas on how to exercise at home and outdoors. With ideas for young children, families, older adults and people with disabilities or a long term health condition it's a brilliant way to try something new. Things to look out for include Disney dance-alongs. sitting activities and parasport activities.

If you want to learn to ride a bike to keep fit then British Cycling's Ready Set Ride daily activity calendar is for you. They are sharing a new game or activity every day and their website has videos and a guide to get you ready to teach your kids to ride a bike.

Find out how the stars of British Athletics are keeping up their training with #AthleticsAtHome. You can use their workouts to get inspired to try some yourself at home.

If you are missing your rugby fix then the WRU have lots on offer at their Game Locker site. From videos to help learn new skills in the garden to activities to do inside if you need a rest after all your exercise there is plenty to keep even the biggest rugby fan busy.

If tennis is more your game then the Lawn Tennis Association, home of tennis in Britain has a range of videos and activities to try at home. Activities are split into age groups so no matter your age or skill level now is the time to give this sport a try. 

Keep fit with Swansea City and try one of their videos to help you get fit at home. 

Learn to dance with one of the stars of Strictly Come Dancing, Oti Mabuse. With a range of lessons on her YouTube for kids and adults its a great way to keep fit, try something new and have some fun.

Join Darcey Bussell for her daily lunch time shake up. Part of her Diverse Dance Mix the daily kid friendly classes are available on Facebook every week day at 1.30pm.

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