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#Wethe15

Paralympic Legacy As the Paralympics draw to a close, the visibility of disabled people on our TVs and social media reduces. So, how do we keep promoting inclusivity and equality for the 15% of our global population that have a disability? #Wethe15 hopes to find the solutions. Launched at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, #Wethe15 is …

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Lauren Steadman wins triathlon gold after previous setback

Top 10 Moments From Tokyo 2020/1 Paralympic Games

After years of build up, planning and training, sandwiched in between delays and last minute alterations; the Tokyo Paralympic Games finally went ahead, doing so in spectacular fashion. After everything the organisers, athletes, and everyone involved had to go through just to get this mammoth event to go ahead at all; for it to be …

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The wheelchair rugby team for the 2020 Paralympics

Pushing For The Paralympics – The Tokyo Trail (Part 3)

Introduction At the beginning of the year we followed up on our first Tokyo Paralympics article by taking a closer look at one of the athletes hoping to compete as part of Team GB wheelchair rugby; seeing how she balanced her diet and training with festive frivolities, and how restrictions were affecting the ability to …

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Cookfulness

Ian, who suffers from fibromyalgia and mental health issues, decided to use his conditions to create a cookbook for anyone who suffers from similar mental or physical issues. As some of the effects of fibromyalgia include muscle tiredness and general fatigue, we found there to be quite an overlap with our kitchen aids, especially as many of our customers have conditions involving fatigue. Not only did it seem like an ideal collaboration, but Ian’s story is very much an inspiring tale to be told.

Nat with her dog Stan at the beach

Enjoying the Outdoors with a Disability.

Looking for Adventure Accepting limitations doesn’t have to mean you can’t live a fulfilled life. Nat and her Bedlington Terrier/Whippet cross, Stan, are an adventurous team. Together, they love exploring the outdoors and being as active as possible. But over the past 6 years, Nat’s autoimmune disease had caused her to find holding the dog …

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Gareth uses the theraband to do a chest pull

Active Hands and Therabands – How To Work Out With The Sun Out!

Sittin’ On The Deck Of The Bay Windows  After what felt like the longest winter imaginable here in the UK, with my hoodie ‘n’ heating combo lasting until the end of May; this past month has finally seen the rain let up and temperatures break into the tumultuous teens! With so long spent indoors over …

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