Fitness and Health

disability community

Make no mistake about it, the disability community is our strongest ally. Whenever we need testers, honest feedback, introductions and feet through the door, the disability community is there. We’re also lucky in a lot of respects to have found pockets of appeal within the disability community and other communities of a forward-thinking nature.   Today, we pay homage to the many communities that have adopted us,...

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wheelchair fitness

Isn’t it strange that wheelchair fitness isn’t entirely understood in a lot of able-bodied circles? The idea that wheelchair fitness can have a positive social impact seems to drift through the fingers like sand on occasion.   Yet health and fitness have a tremendous impact on many aspects of life. Let’s look at some of the ways a focus on wheelchair fitness can have a broader reach...

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Aaron Wheelz Fotheringham at Nitro Circus

Wheelchair sports have been proven to show a great many benefits. They can help improve overall health and reduce the amount and length of hospital stays through fewer health complications.   Like most exercise, it’s great for keeping cardio fitness high as well as great stress reduction. The social aspect, physical as well as mental health rewards and the focus on autonomy and striving to success help...

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