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Exercise for intellectual disabilities

Everyone knows that exercise is important for your health and wellbeing, but what about exercise for people who have intellectual disabilities like Down syndrome (DNS) or cerebral palsy (CP)? The recommendation is for ALL Australians to achieve 30 minutes of exercise every day. It’s even more beneficial for people with disabilities as they tend to... Read more »
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Exercise for physical disabilities

Everyone knows that exercise is important for your health and wellbeing, but what about exercise for people who have physical disabilities? The recommendation is for ALL Australians to achieve 30 minutes of exercise every day. It’s even more beneficial for people with disabilities as they tend to be more sedentary. Barriers to overcome Many of... Read more »
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Overcoming barriers to exercise with a disability

Benefits of Exercise We all know that exercise is important for good health, all Australians, including those with a disability can benefit from regular exercise. In fact exercise carries a huge range of benefits including: Improving stamina and muscle strength for daily activities Increased flexibility and range of motion to reduce aches and pains associated... Read more »
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Exercise for disability – mental health

Mental health is a major issue for many Australians. In fact, it’s estimated that almost half of the population will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. Regular exercise can be an effective way to relieve mild... Read more »
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Mansi, a busy supermum with a passion for Fitness

Mansi grew up in India and was always interested in health and physical fitness. She spent two years at University studying Physical therapy before she moved out to Australia 10 years ago. When she first moved to Australia it was a big lifestyle change for her, and Mansi decided to take the time to work... Read more »
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