Combat inactivity during the working day with this list of desk-based exercises.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 5 January 2016

Looking for a simple, effective workout you can do at home? Our Pilates instructor, Olivia Tyler, leads a 20-minute online class to help you stay fit and flexible.

Updated: Friday 11 February 2022

Published: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Stephen MacConville, Fitness Lead for Flagship Programmes at Nuffield Health gives us his top tips on how the over 70s can stay active during self-isolation.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Friday 27 March 2020

This 10-15 minute workout will get your heart rate up while working your legs, arms and core. You can make the workout longer by adding 2-3 more sets if you're up for it.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

Kettlebell swings improve muscular endurance and target the muscles at the back of your body (the posterior chain).

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

A kettlebell row targets the upper back and biceps. The single arm kettlebell will target the abs more as you use your core to stabilise your body.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

Kettlebell squats work the legs dynamically and fire the upper back and shoulders. They also challenge the core as you’re holding the kettlebell in front of you.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

The clean targets the lower body, the press variations work the upper body and the split jerk works the whole body.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

The Turkish get-up develops strength all along your spine and stability in your shoulder.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

This basic bodyweight warm up from Nuffield Health’s Fitness Quality Lead, Ashleigh Ahlquist, is a great way to get yourself ready for a workout.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 6 January 2016

Get your blood flowing with this express session of cardiovascular exercise.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 24 June 2015

This express, medium-intensity routine will see you using your own body weight combined with gym props to strengthen your core muscles.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2015

This high intensity workout uses no equipment and can be done anywhere from your local park to your hotel bedroom when you’re on the go.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Monday 22 June 2015

Move your whole body across all dimensions with this workout designed to improve flexibility and mobility and get your heart pumping.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 7 July 2015

Want to plump up your glutes or tighten up your buns? Then this expert-led superset workout designed to tone your toosh is the one for you.

Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 21 October 2015

Taking a coffee break isn't the only way to get away from your screen during the working day. Ashleigh Ahlquist's five-minute workout will help you stay active, boosting concentration and promoting good health.

Updated: Monday 6 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 23 September 2015

The back is one of the most commonly injured body parts so protecting it is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Using your own bodyweight, this workout will mobilise your upper back, shoulders and abdomen.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Monday 6 June 2016

The push-up is one of the best bodyweight exercises that anyone can do (depending on any injury/limiting factors). So why not kick-start your new year with a push-up challenge? You’ll learn how to master the exercise, while improving your strength and fitness.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Monday 16 December 2019

Build strength in your shoulders, back and chest with this upper body circuit workout. Use your own body weight and free weights to build stronger muscles and sculpt your upper body.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Wednesday 30 September 2015

This 20-minute workout, developed with Nuffield Health experts in pregnancy fitness, is designed to build strength and mobility to help you through labour and the demands of motherhood.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Monday 9 January 2017