Keep Active In Your Town

 

OPEN YOUR WORLD

Open Your World is a brand new SA Government initiative which promotes health and wellbeing. This great new website is full of FREE information and resources for the whole family. YOU CAN access a range of resources and supports, varying from cooking courses and language classes to nature, arts and culture activities. Definitely worth the visit.

A one stop shop location for everything you need to:

 

Heart Foundation Walking  *Restarting 20 June

Do you enjoy walking and want to walk in a group or more regularly? Heart Foundation Walking is a FREE community initiative that uses local volunteer walk organisers to lead walks in the local area. Walks are conducted in a fun, supportive and social atmosphere. It is easy to register and

*Start a walking group in your town https://walking.heartfoundation.org.au/

 

Exercise at home

Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has launched its Exercise Right at Home campaign to encourage those who are self-isolated due to the response of COVID-19, to keep active and ensure exercise is done safely. Exercise Right at Home provides a range of free workout videos that have been created by ESSA accredited exercise professionals, the experts of exercise. The workout videos offer a variety of programs such as strength training, aerobic activities and falls prevention exercises that can be completed right in your home.

For more information visit www.exerciseright.com.au

 

Find Your 30

Why not have a look at Find Your 30 which is about practical ways in which anyone can work half an hour of activity into their day. If you’re isolating inside you can choose individuals, indoors, with no equipment for a quick workout. Find out how you can Find Your 30

Adults aged 18-64 should accumulate 2.5 to 5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity or 1.25 to 2.5 hours of vigorous activity each week.

Children should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity every day.

You can find your 30 At Home; At Work; On the Weekend

Sport Australia have developed an easy guide to find 30 minutes each day to get active. So why not take the challenge and find your 30

 

Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR)

Many of us will find that staying active and continuing training will be harder than normal, but not impossible. Keeping moving and getting outdoors is essential for our physical and mental well-being, so it’s important to know what you can and can’t do  during COVID and work to find inventive solutions to our collective challenge. Here are some ideas, activities and resources to keep you moving  while still following the social distancing guidelines and staying local including:

Activities for kidsExercise at homeActivities for seniorsAccessible activities; & SASI athletes training at home

 

Get Healthy Information & Coaching Service

Visit Get Healthy or call 1300 806 258 for further info.

Your FREE Health SA Service providing the expertise and motivation to help you achieve your health goals.  Do you want to get healthy? The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free, confidential telephone based service that helps people make lifestyle changes around:

  • Being physically active
  • Healthy eating
  • Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Go to the ABC

www.abc.net.au your home of Australian stories, conversations and events that shape our nation. There is a variety of resources and information to get you through COVID and beyond, so take a look for the whole family.

  • Watching ABC
  • Listening to ABC
  • Music programs to MOVE to for young & old
  • Early childhood games and activities
  • ABC education supporting students at home