6 episodes

Download the NHS Strength and flexibility podcasts and get your own personal trainer without the expense. Featuring Laura from the NHS Couch to 5k programme, these podcasts talk you through a series of equipment-free exercises to improve your strength and flexibility. Your goal is to work your way up to podcast 5 in five weeks, by doing each podcast three times a week. By week 5, you’ll be doing press-ups, squats and stretches with ease, feeling stronger, more flexible and full of energy. For those who want to start running, NHS Couch to 5K is another great podcast series to try.

NHS Strength and Flexibility NHS Choices

    • Sport
    • 3.5 • 478 Ratings

Download the NHS Strength and flexibility podcasts and get your own personal trainer without the expense. Featuring Laura from the NHS Couch to 5k programme, these podcasts talk you through a series of equipment-free exercises to improve your strength and flexibility. Your goal is to work your way up to podcast 5 in five weeks, by doing each podcast three times a week. By week 5, you’ll be doing press-ups, squats and stretches with ease, feeling stronger, more flexible and full of energy. For those who want to start running, NHS Couch to 5K is another great podcast series to try.

    Week 1: Strength and flex

    Week 1: Strength and flex

    A gentle workout starting with a warm-up followed by a series of strength and flexibility exercises, finishing off with a cool-down. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

    Week 2: Strength and flex

    Week 2: Strength and flex

    We've made some of the NHS Strength and flexibility Week 2 podcast exercises a bit more challenging and increased the length of your workout. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

    Week 3: Strength and flex

    Week 3: Strength and flex

    We've added some new moves and increased the difficulty level of some of the exercises in the NHS Strength and flexibility Week 2 podcast. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

    Week 4: Strength and flex

    Week 4: Strength and flex

    We've introduced some new exercises and stepped up the intensity and length of your NHS Strength and flexibility workout. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

    Week 5: Strength and flex

    Week 5: Strength and flex

    We've made some of the exercises in the NHS Strength and flexibility Week 5 podcast more challenging, to give you the definitive strength and flexibility workout. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

    Week 5: Strength and flex (no intro)

    Week 5: Strength and flex (no intro)

    For those already familiar with the NHS Strength and Flexibility series, this is the Week 5 podcast minus the introduction. Part of the NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series.

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
478 Ratings

478 Ratings

TR10NAP ,

Level 2 podcast

The level 2 podcast cuts off in the middle of the first press ups!

Captain MH ,

Thanks

Thanks

60 Years Old! ,

Excellent

Starts off at the rate pace and slowly builds. Now part of my routine. I now play week 5 @ 1.5 x speed.

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