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We will be releasing weekly fitness challenges throughout the Spring Term to help keep you active during lockdown.

 

A new challenge will be released every Monday at 9.00am via our website and social media channels. You will have until Friday at 12.00pm to complete the challenge and submit your score.

 

Complete the challenges to earn points and help your borough climb the leaderboard. We will provide weekly updates, and at the end of Spring Term, the winning borough will be announced. Share your challenge attempts with us on social media using #ThisIsLYG

Week One

Week One

SPEED BOUNCE

EMMERSON FROM LEWISHAM AND EMMA FROM BARNET

How many speed bounces can you do in 30 seconds?

 

You will receive 1 point for each bounce. You must make sure both feet touch the floor.  Remember not to rush the activity and stay close to the line to get as many jumps as you can. If you don’t have a speed bounce block, you can use any line or object to jump over. To adapt the challenge, instead of jumping, try placing one foot either side of the line. You will receive 1 point each time both feet have stepped down. Download the challenge sheet for more adaptations and coaching tips.

Week Two

Week Two

Russian Twists

Joelle from Newham and Martha from Haringey

How many Russian Twists can you do in 30 seconds? 

 

You will receive 1 point for each twist. To make the challenge slightly easier, try lying back on the floor with your feet on the ground. Alternatively, for more stability, cross your lower legs whilst completing the twists. To increase the difficulty, you could introduce a weight or a weighted object to hold when doing the twists. This challenge can be done outdoors or indoors. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Three

Week Three

Jumping Jacks

Daphne from Kensington & Chelsea and Jamani from Enfield

How many Jumping Jacks can you do in 30 seconds? 

 

You will receive 1 point for each Jumping Jack you complete. Make sure you have enough room around you to extend your arms and legs when jumping. Try to keep a controlled pace to score maximum points. To adapt the challenge, instead of jumping, step out to one side at a time, while extending you arms and legs as much as you can. To increase the difficulty, try holding a weighted object when jumping. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Four

Week Four

Shuttle Runs

Kyra from croydon and Oscar From Kingston

How many Shuttle Runs can you do in 30 seconds? 

 

Set your markers 3 metres apart. You will receive 1 point each time you reach a marker. This challenge can be completed at a pace that suits you, whether that’s running, walking, rolling or with assistance. To increase the difficulty, try reaching down to touch the markers. This challenge can be completed indoors or outdoors. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Five

Week Five

Shoulder-tap plank

Max from Merton and Lauren from Ealing

How many shoulder taps can you do whilst in plank position in 30 seconds? 

 

You will receive 1 point each time you tap your shoulder. To make this challenge slightly easier, try placing your knees on the floor. To make it more difficult, try increasing your speed and stepping your feet at the same time. This challenge can be done outdoors or indoors.  Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Six

Week Six

Ski Jumps

Naomi from Ealing

How many Ski Jumps can you do in 30 seconds? 

 

You will receive 1 point for each Ski Jump you land. To make this challenge easier, try stepping from side-to-side instead of jumping. To make it more difficult, increase your speed or try jumping further to each side. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

NFL challenge

NFL

Leyshana and toshane from enfield

How many catches can you complete in 60 seconds? You should try to include 4 different types of catches. 

 

If you don’t have an American football, you can use a football, a tennis ball or any other type of ball or object that you can safely catch with. If you don’t have a partner, you can throw the ball against a wall and see how many times you can catch it. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Netball challenge

netball

The Fox Federation in Kensington & Chelsea

How many times can you catch and throw the ball between the markers in 30 seconds? Remember to concentrate on your footwork. 

 

You can use any type of ball for this challenge as long as it bounces. The markers should be laid out 3 metres apart. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can do this challenge with a partner. Try the variations in the video. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Cricket challenge

cricket

Oaklands School in Tower Hamlets

How many times can you bowl the ball into the target area? You have 10 attempts to bowl a ball, overarm or underarm, into a target area whilst trying to hit the stumps.

 

Each time the ball lands in the target area you get 1 point. Each time the ball hits the stumps you receive an additional 1 point. The maximum points that can be scored from one attempt is 2 points. The maximum points you can score overall is 20 points. Add up your points and submit your scores after 10 attempts. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Latest standings

PositionBoroughPoints
1Wandsworth196
2Kensington & Chelsea187
3Bromley180
4Kingston179
5Tower Hamlets163
6Enfield152
6Haringey152
8Newham143
9Ealing141
10Barking & Dagenham140
11Redbridge139
12Barnet136
13Richmond129
14Sutton113
14Westminster113
16Hounslow103
17Hillingdon100
18Harrow91
18Havering91
20Islington88
21Hammersmith & Fulham87
22Lewisham86
23Camden76
24Brent67
25Southwark59
26Lambeth55
27Croydon49
28Hackney48
29Greenwich35
30Merton26
31Waltham Forest18
32Bexley8
33City of London3