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  • Free Resistance Training Bands

    Free Resistance Training Bands

    Wheelpower has been providing opportunities in sport for people with physical impairments for over 70 years and is offering wheelchair users and physically disabled people a free set of resistance training bands to help you keep fit throughout lockdown. The bands can be used for the exercises featured in their Resistance Band Exercises for Wheelchair Users films or for yoga, warming up before exercising, strength training or physical therapy rehabilitation.

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  • Boxing Clever At Our Great New Activity

    Boxing Clever At Our Great New Activity

    They’ve done fitness, yoga and dance – now a bit of boxing is on the list of lockdown activities supplied by Sheffield Cycling 4 All. Boxercise 4 All starts on Monday February 15 between noon and1pm and is a fun, inclusive class for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. It lasts around 50 minutes and is led by Beth from Jazzy B Fitness.

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  • Get Into the Groove at Our Dance 4 All Sessions

    Get Into the Groove at Our Dance 4 All Sessions

    We may mostly be stuck indoors at the moment, but those lovely people at Sheffield Cycling 4 All have taken steps to create a moving experience for you – their brand new Dance 4 All sessions starting on Friday February 5th! These classes are led by Sheffield based dance teacher Angelina Abel and are designed to break barriers through movement and storytelling to vibrant African rhythms. They are tailored to suit all different abilities and fitness levels, with seated and standing options for each dance move

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  • Stretching Out at the Yoga 4 All Sessions

    Stretching Out at the Yoga 4 All Sessions

    With another Coronavirus lockdown underway at the moment and seemingly nobody sure what the future holds, the need to relax is more important than ever. So those kind folks at Sheffield Cycling 4 All have set up an online yoga class – a form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. Participants have been telling our intrepid reporter, Disability Sheffield volunteer John Quinn, about taking part!

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  • Yoga is 4 All

    Yoga is 4 All

    Have you ever thought about taking up yoga to boost your physical and mental wellbeing? Organised by Sheffield Cycling 4 All and funded by Sport England, our free yoga sessions take place every Tuesday evening between 7-8pm and are specifically designed for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Qualified Yoga teacher Jane Collins knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga practices, so that everyone taking part can experience all the benefits that yoga offers.

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  • Get Yourself Active Video Pilots

    Get Yourself Active Video Pilots

    For the past few months Get Yourself Active has been undertaking research with the aim of finding out the experiences of disabled people around getting physically active during the Covid-19 outbreak. Before developing their full ‘Active at Home’ video series they would welcome your feedback on their first pilot exercise videos as a way of testing their learning.

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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield City Region have very kindly given our disability cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All ( SC4A ), 4 electric assist tricycles which are available for anyone who can’t ride a two wheeled bike to loan for up to 3 months (depending on demand). We hope that this scheme will enable people to experience pedal power as a viable mode of disability transport.

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  • Share Your Thoughts on Staying Physically Active

    Share Your Thoughts on Staying Physically Active

    For the last few months during the Coronavirus outbreak , we have been told to stay at home as much as possible to keep ourselves safe . There has been a variety of guidance around keeping physically active, as well as a variety of content created for disabled people and for people who may be unable to leave the house around getting active at home. Get Yourself Active and Sense are asking you to take part in their survey on keeping active.

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  • Sheffield's Outdoor City Survey 2020

    Sheffield's Outdoor City Survey 2020

    Sheffield City Council are asking everyone to help them to understand how important our local outdoor spaces are to you – from city parks to the Peak District – and what you like to do when you’re out and about.

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  • Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    During the Covid-19 outbreak our cycling project Sheffield Cycling 4 All has suspended the cycling sessions offering disabled people the opportunity to ride a wide array of adapted trikes. The good news is we’ve launched a new online exercise session every Wednesday at 11am to help our participants and anyone else who wants to join us, keep fit and well until we’re back cycling together. Move & Chat offers a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with other participants.We’re also offering 1 on 1 cycling sessions in Hillsborough park on a case by case basis, a trike Loan scheme and sports equipment for your home to keep you active.

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