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Calling all home heroes

How you can save the UK's charities


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26 ways to be a home hero


Shoot 26 basketball or netball hoops

Get 26 pals together for an online workout

Bike ride for 2.6 or 26 miles

Run 2.6 miles or for 26 minutes (indoors, outdoors or on the spot)

Get 26 pals together for an online workout

Challenge yourself to 26 pressups

Do 26 football keepie uppies or headers

Skip for 2.6 minutes without any mistakes

Try out 26 sofa-tricep dips


Jump 26 times on a trampoline

Walk 2.6km around your house in fancy dress - that's 3,412 steps!

Stretch with 26 minutes of pilates or yoga

Pogo for 2.6 minutes without stopping


Hold the plank for 26 seconds or 2.6 minutes (156 seconds!)

Run up and down your street 26 times

Do 26 star jumps

Hop on each leg 26 times


Throw and catch a ball 26 times

Take your dog for a 26 minute walk

Complete 26 laps of the garden on foot, running, cycling, on your scooter or on roller skates

Put on some music and dance for 26 minutes


Do 26 step-ups

Juggle for 26 minutes or just 2.6 minutes

Complete 26 shoulder shrugs

Do some gardening for 26 minutes

Walk up and down the stairs 26 times

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