Dorset Daily Dose
Each day throughout lockdown we were sharing a range of resources across our website and social media channels to help you get your daily dose of physical and mental wellbeing for our Dorset Daily Dose campaign.
We hope you have found our resources useful and enjoy keeping active as we begin to see more of the sport and physical activity sector reopen!
Further guidance on the coronavirus can be found via the links below:
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:31
Five in Five: a completely customisable mini-workout. 'We Are Undefeatable' have designed it to be as flexible as possible, to help you get moving in whatever way works for you that day.
Getting started is simple. Choose 5 activities from the suite of accessible exercises, and do each for 1 minute for a 5 minute mini-workout.
To get you going, download the PDF booklet below to discover your favourite Five in Five!
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:29
The summer holidays are here!
Keep your children active with the Dorset School Games 40 Days of Summer activity checklist!
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:27
Activate Coast & Greenspace Dorset are running new Mindfulness in Nature sessions which begin in August and take place at both Moors Valley Country Park and Bytheway Field, Wimborne.
£8 per session.
For more info about dates and times and to book, call 01425 480811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:23
Register for Wheelpower's weekly online cafe every Thursday 11-12.
Experience live fitness classes, yoga, question and answer sessions and more!
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:48
Take a look at the Stormbreak Summer Challenge! A new initiative to support children's emotional wellbeing & physical health.
Participate with children you live with, care for, or support.
- Watch and participate in daily stormbreak mentally healthy movement challenges
- Shape mental health and be active
- Earn badges and certificates
Take part at stormbreak.org.uk
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:27
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 10:30
British Orienteering and orienteering clubs around the UK are working together to promote Permanent Orienteering Courses as a way of discovering the outdoors in a socially distanced way. Some clubs have also developed these virtually, so you can simply complete courses with your GPS smartphone or watch.
Check out this new video just released by the Orienteering Foundation, a charity supporting orienteering in the UK, explaining how to get started on a Permanent Orienteering Course. https://youtu.be/y4yfyUwkUxw
Permanent Orienteering Courses are great for…
- Enjoying the fresh air and getting outdoors and active
- Discovering a different area
- Learning new life skills like navigation and map reading
- Available at a time or day that suits you best
Permanent Orienteering Courses can also be used as part of a training routine. Courses can be completed at any time, and at your own pace.
You just need to download a map either from the British Orienteering website or your local orienteering club and away you go!
To find out more information and how to find a course check out; https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/Outdoor_Adventure
Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 09:46
England Athletics has launched the Weekly30 Run Challenge – a free weekly virtual running challenge that encourages runners of all levels to compete each weekend whilst also enabling competition between different sports. With group running and mass participation events currently restricted, the Weekly30 Run Challenge gives individuals a perfect incentive to run on a weekly basis whilst also proudly representing their sport.
From 20-21 June 2020, participants will be challenged to run as far as they can in 30 minutes on Saturday or Sunday each week (following government guidelines while running). Runners simply register free via the dedicated Weekly30 Run Challenge section of the OpenTrack virtual running platform (users only need to sign-up once) – adding details including their sport.
Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:12
Free teaching resources to educate your children on water safety.
Looking for a way of educating and entertaining young people during these challenging times, while at the same time teaching fundamental water safety skills? Want to build in time to prepare your young people with beach and water safety skills ahead of the summer? Then why not take advantage of our free water safety teaching activities, that are available to you now and throughout the summer term.
The materials have been designed to be fun and engaging, combining videos, problem-solving activities and guided discussions. Not only will they get children's brains working, the activities also pass on invaluable water safety advice. Something that will stay with children and help them safely enjoy the beach and water for many years to come.
All the activities have been carefully put together by the RNLI Water Safety Team and have been specifically tailored for primary and secondary school aged children. You can access all the materials by clicking here.
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:37
British Blind Sport have created a free online library of accessible workouts and resources to support people with visual impairments stay active at home.