Everyday Athlete

Our friend, Ben from Adapt to Perform, has launched the Everyday Athlete campaign. This campaign highlights how those with mobility issues are overcoming obstacles every day. Ben runs adaptive fitness classes that help users to tackle the everyday athletic tasks that they face. That could be lifting your wheelchair in and out of the car, being able to transfer between equipment or training for a sport. I’ll let Ben take it from here…

In a world where physical barriers often dictate one’s limitations, there exists a remarkable breed of individuals who defy the odds every single day. They are the Everyday Athletes—wheelchair users who refuse to be defined by their circumstances! They choose instead to embrace life’s challenges with unwavering determination and resilience. At Adapt to Perform, we believe in celebrating these extraordinary individuals and providing them with the tools they need to thrive in a world not designed for them.

An everyday athlete picture showing a wheelchair users on a path with mountains in the background.

Who Are We?

Adapt to Perform stands as the world’s premier adapted fitness provider founded by Coach Ben. Ben is a dedicated wheelchair user with over a decade of firsthand experience in empowering others. Our mission is simple: to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities through fitness and well-being. With a legacy of positively impacting over 1 million individuals globally, we are committed to continuing our journey of empowerment and transformation.

What is the Aim of the Everyday Athlete Campaign?

Our aim is to champion and invigorate the Everyday Athletes, empowering them to lead happier, healthier lives through fitness. We recognize the immense potential within each individual and are dedicated to equipping them with the tools they need to overcome obstacles and reach unprecedented heights. Through our comprehensive resources and support networks, we strive to inspire and empower individuals to unleash their full potential.

Statistics on sport and exercise for disabled people - our everyday athletes

How Do We Achieve This?

Introducing the Everyday Athlete campaign—a groundbreaking initiative designed to provide motivational videos, testimonials, articles, and comprehensive information tailored specifically to the needs of wheelchair users. These resources serve to inspire and practically assist individuals on their fitness journey. They offer customised solutions to streamline daily tasks and increase efficiency. Through strategic partnerships and collaborations, we aim to reach and support as many people as possible, fostering a global community of empowered individuals.

Why Pursue This Cause?

Before Adapt to Perform, there was a glaring lack of information tailored to the fitness needs of wheelchair users. With over 400 videos, articles, and more, we have already made a significant impact. We have affected the lives of over a million people worldwide. However, there are still countless individuals who remain unaware of their potential and the transformative benefits of fitness. Our goal is to reach and empower these Everyday Athletes, one life at a time, until every individual has the opportunity to thrive.

Ben, from Adapt to Perform, doing resistance band training in a studio

In conclusion, the Everyday Athlete campaign represents a powerful testament to the indomitable spirit of individuals with disabilities. It is a celebration of resilience, determination, and the limitless potential that resides within each and every one of us. At Adapt to Perform, we are proud to stand alongside these extraordinary individuals on their journey to empowerment and transformation. Join us as we redefine what it means to be an athlete and inspire a generation of Everyday Athletes to rise above any obstacle and conquer the world.

A photographer in a wheelchair takes a pictures on a bridge

How can Active Hands help?

If, like Ben, you have a disability that affects your hand function and prevents you from holding on to equipment, then Active Hands gripping aids can assist you. We have a range of products that can help you to access exercise equipment:

Find out more about the Everyday Athlete Campaign!

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