NGB Train at Home Programmes
No access to your gym or training grounds?
Over the past months, 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. Below is a small selection of resources and links but make sure to follow the NGBs directly on social media or visit their websites to discover useful advice, ideas and support.
Sport Ireland Social Media
Sport Ireland social media is regularly 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.
Age & Opportunity - Movement Minutes for Older People
Age & Opportunity continue to host their series of live 15 minute seated physical activity sessions 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 to watch back in your own time.
Athletics Ireland encourage you to use this time to work on your mobility and have created a downloadable guide which focuses on
Range of movement, flexibility, co-ordination, stability and muscle strength and recovery
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
Badminton Ireland have regular skills videos on their social media channels focused on maintaining hand eye coordination and agility from home.
The Badminton Ireland Women in Sport Webinar is also available on their website channel. The webinar featured panel discussions and insights from Chloe Magee, Nora Stapleton, Sara Boyle and Rachael Darragh
Badminton Ireland #WomeninSportIRE webinar video
Cara Centre have put together a series of circuits that can be done at home, in your garden or house. The series are fully inclusive and include adapted exercises for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility. The exercises are released weekly on their website.
There may be a pause in training at the moment but The Camogie Association have plenty of challenges to keep you developing key skills. With free downloadable skills cards you will have plenty to keep you occupied and progressing.
Cycling Ireland hit the headlines with their competitive Zwift League which regularly attracted over one thousand virtual competitors. They also have a series of leisure and group rides through out the week. Read more about eracing here
Teach your child to cycle: They also have a series of videos to help you teach your child to cycle . Follow the cycling guide here.
The AXA Community Bike Rides may not be ongoing at the moment but they continue to release videos to help you develop as a cyclist, from strength and conditioning, to indoor training for beginners and bike maintenance. Follow AXA Community Bike Rides on Facebook.
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
The IRFU launched a successful Eat Well, Feel Well series with recipes from their Performance Nutritionists, revisit the IRFU recipes here
They also have a series of videos for the little rugby fan in your house. Aviva Minis are in action with fun games that can be played at home. Re-watch the videos on IRFU Facebook Page
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
While you may not be able to swim, bike, run at the moment, Triathlon Ireland have a selection of work out videos, strength sessions and nutrition advice to keep you active and healthy.
You can see all the videos on the Triathlon Ireland YouTube Channel or follow them on social media for the live updates @triathlonireland
Missing Racing? Triathlon Ireland have you covered with the return of the popular TT Zwift League. Learn more and register here.