Resources: Sport and Physical Activity

Workouts for Young People

Welcome to the new WheelPower Workouts aimed at Young People. Over the coming months, we will be releasing a new workout every fortnight and will have 10 new sessions for you to enjoy. Although these classes will be aimed at both primary and secondary aged children that doesn't mean that they can't...

Adaptive Yoga with Nina

Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase strength, flexibility and your balance that can lead to improvements in both your physical and mental wellbeing. These videos last approximately 30 minutes, so make sure it’s nice and quiet for relaxation.

Talk About Taking Part

Wheelchair users call for sport providers to offer more local accessible opportunities There is a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and physical activity opportunities, which are accessible for wheelchair users, new research reveals. The findings in a new report by...

Wheelchair Slalom

Wheelchair Slalom is a fun, fast paced and exciting sport with the overall aim of navigating through a course with challenging obstacles. It has previously been an international event at the Paralympic Games with its inclusion in the event programme from Tokyo 1964 to Seoul 1988. Due to the many...

Maintaining your sports wheelchair

To ensure that your sports wheelchair maximises your performance and to reduce the chance of the wheelchair becoming unusable when you need it most, maintenance is vital. As part of a regular maintenance schedule you should regularly check your tyre wear and pressure and the condition of your...

Home Workout with Ella

Ella Beaumont (GB Wheelchair Basketball Under 25 Women’s European Championships silver medalist) takes you through circuit sessions aimed to keep you fit from the comfort of your home.

Cardio with Ben

Check out some home workout classes delivered by Ben Clark, a personal trainer and owner of Adapt To Perform, the world's largest platform for adapted fitness.

Resistance Band Exercises with Bob

Our Physical Activity Advisor Bob O’Shea demonstrates some simple but effective exercises using resistance bands that can be adapted to anyone, in any environment. Resistance training builds resistive power in body muscles and there are many benefits to adding these exercises to your weekly routine...

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