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Accessible Fitness, more choices for more people

Fitness has always been a concern with regard to both mental and physical health regardless of age, gender, or any other variables that make each one of us unique. And for those in the blind community, fitness is every bit as much—if not more—important.

Exercise for the visually impaired is something that should be incorporated into a weekly, if not daily, routine for a variety of reasons that are both similar and different from people within the sighted community. For those with total loss of sight as well as for those who are low sighted, a lack of regular exercise can bring on a host of other issues, including weight gain, sluggishness, and perhaps worst of all for many, insomnia or a circadian rhythm that has been thrown completely off track.

A quality workout done at the right time of day and at the right pace to meet your unique physical and mental needs is just what the doctor may have forgotten to order. For many blind people, fitness has been a challenge: without someone to guide you and without the ability to drive yourself to the gym, it becomes obvious why so many visually impaired individuals give up—but with the BlindAlive line of Fitness Workouts for blind people, you’ll never have to depend on anyone else again.

Yoga and Strength Training with wieghts for blind people along with a variety of other cardiovascular exercises help our bodies stay toned, help us gain muscle mass and lose weight, but most of all, can help lead a blind person away from a sense of helplessness.

Are you ready to sweat? Come get healthy and leave all your notions of not being able to get fit due to your visual impairment behind with BlindAlive!

97 - Your Body is OK

Lisa welcomes listeners and gives a reminder that the former number for BlindAlive is going away soon. She also gives a tip that makes enjoying kiwi fruit easier.

Lisa then interviews Abby Lentzh, the founder of Heartfelt Yoga and Heavyweight Yoga. If you would like to contact Abby, you can reach her by email. Her website contains links to purchase her DVD’s, check out some of the complimentary resources on her YouTube Channel, and a wealth of additional information.

Maybe you’ve been challenging yourself with planks or pushups, or perhaps you’ve been sitting too long at the computer. Mel guides you through a set of neck, wrist, and back stretches to revitalize those tired muscles.

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