Be Active at Home

No access to your gym or training grounds? 

No problem! 

National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGB's) and their athletes have been busy creating resources to help you stay active and stay healthy from home. The page will be regularly updated with new advice, ideas and support. 

Sport Ireland Social Media

Every day Sport Ireland social media will be updated with information and advice on how to stay active and healthy during Covid-19. There will be links to high quality content and work from National Governing Bodies of Sport and Local Sports Partnerships as well as news and information on all things sport. 

Facebook          Instagram          Twitter

Sport Ireland Campus Fitness

The Sport Ireland Campus is currently closed but Fitness Manager Graham Byrne will be posting "at home workouts" on their social media channels to help you stay active from home 

Facebook             Instagram

Hockey Ireland - Skills

Bored at home? Why not grab your hockey stick and practice some skills with the Hockey Ireland #HockeySkillsChallenge. A new skill will be shared each day and you are encourged to share your video with them. 

Follow @IrishHockey and @HICoachEd on Twitter for all the information

All of the videos are also saved on the Hockey Ireland YouTube channel

Basketball Ireland - Skills

Basketball Ireland have started a 28  day challenge for players home from school or college & missing basketball. The daily skills challenge is a great time to sharpen up your skills from home - all you need is a ball & a net.

Catch up on all the videos on the Basketball Ireland Facebook page @bbireland

Athletics Ireland

Athletics Ireland encourage you to use this time to work on your mobility and have created a downloadable guide which will focus on 

↑ Range of movement ↑ Flexibility ↑ Co-ordination, stability and muscle strength ↑ Recovery ↓Stress in the body and mind

Download the Athletics Ireland Mobility Guide here

There are also a selection of home workout skills and drills on the   Athletics Ireland YouTube Channel that you can follow from your own home or garden

All of the Athletics Ireland skills and challenges can be found on their website 

Camogie Association - Skills

There may be a pause in training at the moment but The Camogie Association have plenty of challenges to keep you developing your skills. With free downloadable skills cards you will have plenty to keep you occupied. 

Visit the Camogie Association website for your skills challenge

 

Swim Ireland  - Fitness & Nutrition

Pools may be shut at the moment but Swim Ireland have put together a guide to staying fit and healthy during Covid-19. The guide includes information on nutrition, cardio and strength training

See the full guide on https://www.swimireland.ie/news/staying-fit-healthy-during-covid-19

Special Olympics Ireland - #FitnessFromHome

Each day for the coming weeks Special Olympics Ireland are releasing exercises for their athletes. The inclusive exercises will focus on endurance, strength, flexibility and balance. Everyone in the family is encouraged to take part in the daily challenges. 

For more information follow @specialolympicsireland  on Facebook and Instagram

Age & Opportunity - Movement Minutes for Older People

Age & Opportunity have created a series of live 15 minute seated physical activity session for older adults. The sessions are live on Age & Opportunity Facebook page on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. The videos are also available on their website

Movement Videos

 


Local Sports Partnerships

The network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) are working non stop to continue their work of increasing sport and physical activity in their local communities. Through live workouts, skills challenges and regular social media content LSP staff are ensuring that the community spirit is alive and active throughout the current restrictions. See their websites and social media for all the updates. 

Find your local LSP here

 

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership - Stay Active Together Challenges

DLR Sports Partnership has created 4 challenges for you and your family to stay active together. The challenges suit all ages and abilities and can be done at home with the whole family. 

For details on all four challenges visit the the DLR Sports Partnership webpage 

They also have a dedicated youtube channel with videos for all ages and abilities. Visit the DLRSP YouTube Channel here

Limerick Sports Partnership

Limerick LSP have created a list of ideas and resources to keep you fit and active from your own home. There is a range of ideas from entertaining children to helping older adults stay active as well as maintaining positive mental health. 

Visit the Limerick LSP website

 

 

Galway Sports Partnership

Another LSP busy creating ways for communities to stay busy is Galway Sports Partnership. They are currently looking for people to join their virtual Men on the Move and Women on the Move Programmes as well as providing weekly HIIT Sesssions. 

Find out more on the Galway Sports Partnership Facebook Page 

Waterford Sports Partnership

Waterford Sports Partnership have lots of ideas and resources on their Facebook page and website that will help you and your family keep active whilst adhering to the HSE guidelines.

From Camogie skills and mindfullness videos to circuit classes and chair aerobics there is something to suit everyone in the house. There is also a special Sports Hall Athletics at Home programme. To read more about this visit the webpage

Waterford Sports Partnership Facebook Page 

Fingal Sports Office

Fingal Sports Office have a series of DigiFit online videos to help you stay active at home. 

Visit the website here

South Dublin County Sports Partnership

SDCSP host Facebook Live workouts every  day at 12.15pm. The sessions are led by a different instructor each day and include dance, home workouts, little athletics and pilates. 

Tune in on www.facebook.com/sdcsp