Staying active and doing physical activity helps reduce stress and anxiety whilst improving mental and physical health overall. It’s very important that we keep doing some form of physical activity, no matter how big or small it is. Here are a few ideas to get moving from wherever you are!  

Some creative ways to keep you fit and healthy

At King's

Workouts with King’s Sport 

King’s Sport has a number of ways for you to keep moving. We have 3 campus gyms, a social activity programme (BeActive) which includes free access to an extensive online exercise timetable, King’s Move - an app that rewards you for moving, exercise therapy through our Active Wellness scheme.

They also have a whole host of events throughout the year including.

  • King’s Sport Move Your Mind | King’s Sport are continuing to provide their Move Your Mind Online programme, starting again from 4th January. With over 40 classes per week, join the King’s Sport team for an array of online classes from Pilates to Hatton Boxing and Tabata to Mindfulness. https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sport/health-and-wellbeing/move-your-mind
  • King’s Sport January Offer | If you’re looking for something more flexible on your return to campus in the New Year, King’s Sport are offering a months membership for just £15, including the MYM programme, their online gym experience as well as physical group exercise classes (COVID Tier restrictions apply) click here to buy your membership

For more information on any of the above check out our website - https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sport

Join a KCLSU Sport Club 

You can also join any sports club with KCLSU to meet new friends and stay active. 

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FitOn App (available for iOS and Android)

This app is free for students to download and it offers a wide range of activities taught by professional trainers, and the majority do not require any equipment, which makes it very convenient.  Some of the classes include yoga, Pilates, HIIT and cardio.  

Down Dog (available for iOS and Android)

The app is free until July 1st for students and the classes range from Yoga, Yoga for beginners, HIIT, Barre and 7-minute workouts. Download here!

Youtubers!

They are all free of charge, and they have videos with different intensities and for different levels. They also have challenges which can make it more engaging for you and your uni friends!  

  1. Chloe Ting (high-intensity workouts) 
  2. Yoga with Adrienne (yoga)
  3. Pamela Reif 
  4. Blogilates