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Sight Loss and Wanderlust: Part 1

Halfway through my master’s degree I found out I was “going blind.” I put it in quotes because it’s a super dramatic way of describing my retinal detachments. But, when I put my mom on the phone [...]

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An Adaptive Adventure by Enock Glidden

As a person growing up with Spina Bifida I didn’t know what it was like to have the ability to walk so I just had to figure out how to do things my way.  It was this experience and later on my [...]

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Now I Wear Shorts by Olivia Leigh

In some ways, the ME of 4 years ago was quite different to the person I am today. To the casual observer, I was simply a woman walking down the street, lost in her own world, but to me, I was [...]

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Why there is no Adaptive Division at the CrossFit Games…yet!

So, there are so many people out there asking CrossFit HQ, Greg Glassman, Dave Castro and The CrossFit Games, ‘Why isn’t there a Division for Adaptive Athletes?!? Why are you not making an effort [...]

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▪️▪️2016 WODAPALOOZA▪️▪️ Adaptive Athletes Meet In Miami to Compete

3 INCREDIBLE Days FULL of ELECTRIFYING ENERGY and NON-STOP ACTION that left Miami with a solid taste of what a truly spectacular Fitness Festival can be like!! Friday’s festivities began [...]

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Creative Solutions for Creating Balance from Asymmetry

Guest Post By Daragh Crowley Try standing on one leg and doing a squat without shifting your pelvis or rotating. Tricky, right? Now stand on both legs, activate your pelvic floor, squeeze your [...]

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Excelling at Sport with Diabetes

Guest post by Robert Turp & Michelle Stevens on TheFitnessPollenator.com There are 29 million Americans currently living with diabetes. It’s frequently described as one of the biggest health [...]

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“It’s not worth it”: Talking to kids about return-to-play decisions post-concussion

I met with a new doctor today to talk about my past, present, and future challenges associated with brain injury. These appointments are always tough, considering that I’ve seen so many doctors [...]

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I just signed up for the 2015 Crossfit Open with a TBI

If you’ve been following my rehab, you’ll know that signing up for the Open is a really big deal. You’ll know that I haven’t really picked up a barbell in a long time. You’ll know that I’ve been [...]

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Post Op Healing Prosthetic!

Postoperative prosthetic limbs can help speed recovery time, protect the wound from trauma, and reduce pain and swelling after amputation surgery. These types of prostheses are known as Immediate [...]

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