Video Series Aims To Help Those With Disabilities Stay Fit At Home
WWE star Becky Lynch and 6 Special Olympics professional athletes are included in a brand-new series of exercise videos. (ArekAdeoye/Unsplash)
In this time of social distancing, life for lots of people with developmental specials needs has actually ended up being mainly inactive, however Special Olympics– and an expert wrestler– are working to alter that.
The not-for-profit has actually established a series of physical fitness videos led by 6 Special Olympics professional athletes and including WWE star Becky Lynch that are created to get individuals with specials needs moving, all from house.
The videos in the so-called “School of Strength” series promote versatility, strength, balance and endurance through workouts with differing levels of difficultly varying from leaping jacks to leg lifts and extremely squats. They are accompanied by dishes, video games, a physical fitness tracker and other health suggestions.
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“The goal is for everyone, no matter your fitness level, to benefit from these videos,” stated Lynch.
SpecialOlympics suggested that the exercise videos remained in advancement prior to the company cancelled all of its occasions worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, with everybody staying in, the videos are a lot more important, they stated.
“We are changing the face of inclusive health by giving our athletes opportunities to enhance their fitness even while we are all physically distanced from each other,” stated Alicia Bazzano, primary health officer at SpecialOlympics “The School of Strength campaign is a fantastic asset that encourages our athletes to not only stretch their fitness goals, but stay committed to their health journeys during these tough times.”