Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People.
While we are distancing from others, many people are finding new ways to enjoy being active in or near home. We are mindful of disabled people in our communities and your organisation’s membership, who may feel more isolated or less active during this time.
There are many ways to continue enjoying an active lifestyle. This includes adapting activities so everyone in the household, disabled and non-disabled, can take part together. With a few simple tweaks, activities can quickly become a part of everyone’s daily routine.
On Monday 27 April, Activity Alliance is releasing six new STEP graphics. Ideal for disabled people, organisations and providers, they show how you can apply the STEP tool to your sports and activities.
The additional tips support everyone to adapt the space, task, equipment and people for activity at home.
The new digital assets go live on Monday 27 April at 2pm:
They have also compiled a list of exercise advice, workouts, videos and activity guides to support disabled people to move more while at home. Visit their active at home page here.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic numerous organisations have been conducting research and exploring the implications of the pandemic and lockdown on a number of factors, including physical activity.
Better Health will help capture the imagination of the nation, using this unique moment in time to help kick start our health – to eat better and get moving.