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When it Hurts to Move: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle with Chronic Pain and Fatigue Syndromes

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition is offering resources and ideas to help people #MoveInMay with the 0 to 60 website and smartphone apps that provide informational resources on … Continue reading

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Even with Arthritis, You Can #MoveinMay!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month as well as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which actually make a beautiful pairing: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercise has been shown to reduce pain and fatigue and improve … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung, so let’s get moving!

Spring has arrived here in DC and with it have come the cherry blossoms, warmer weather, and an urge to be outside! NARIC staff are enjoying the blossoming flowers and warmer weather. They are also gearing up their exercise routines … Continue reading

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“If you have a body, you are an athlete”

That quote is from Nike founder Bill Bowerman and it’s inspired many people to get active. If you think your disability is keeping you from exercising, there are some amazing people who want to change your mind. From chair yoga to … Continue reading

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You Can Be #Fit4Function as You Age with a Disability

We’ve said it over and over: Thanks to advances in treatment and technology, people with disabilities are living longer. As a result, more people with disabilities are moving into “senior-hood” and may be experiencing age-related conditions, such as arthritis or vision loss, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical!

It’s National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, led by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition! The observances this month focus on the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle for everyone, including people with disabilities. This can range … Continue reading

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New Inclusive Fitness Project at Cornell

Congratulations to LaWanda Cook and her team at Cornell University on their newest project exploring inclusive fitness for people with disabilities! LaWanda Cook, Ph.D. of the NIDRR-funded Northeast ADA Center at Cornell University has been awarded an Inclusive Fitness Technical … Continue reading

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