Fitness & Sport

people with disabilities

The world is designed for healthy, able-bodied, somewhat tall males. That ends up leaving out a hell of a lot of us in the process. The steps, the structures, the institutionalised systems, workplaces and more, they cater to a position that assumes health. It assumes not only health but a certain athleticism and approach to life. [caption id="attachment_6565" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Hush Naidoo via Unsplash[/caption] Yet...

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We know sometimes people are scratching their melons as to why we’ve got a wheelchair fitness app sitting right next to one for navigation. But at Briometrix, we’re all about the pairing.   Take Stilton and pears for example. At first glance, you may think “get that stinky blue cheese off my beautifully delicious pear!” Or you may thwack that pear onto the ground in a fevered...

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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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