Sport

The world’s first Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open

Discover the history of the Paralympics at the new Paralympic Heritage Centre, open in Stoke Mandaville, the birthplace of the Paralympic movement. The exhibition is completely accessible to all.

5 ways to get fit and stay healthy if you’re disabled

Exercise has a lot of benefits, particularly if you’re disabled. But fitness goals can be hard to keep. Follow these 5 ways to get fit and stay healthy if you’re disabled, including exercises for disabled people.

Team BRIT and Nicolas Hamilton launch the UK’s first racing academy for disabled drivers

Team BRIT has launched the UK’s first racing academy for disabled drivers at a special event at Dunsfold racetrack in Surrey, supported by Nicolas Hamilton. Our writer, Emma Purcell, attended

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Why we’ve launched Access All Areas

Last month we launched Access All Areas, a subscription service that enables us to give you more in-depth and detailed advice and support to really help you achieve what you

How cycling helped Nick rediscover who he was after a stroke

A stroke changes someone’s life. That is certainly true for Nick Cole, a former senior ICT Project Manager. A stroke had given him, in his words, a ‘scrambled egg’ brain.

How a visually impaired boxer with muscle weakness is knocking down barriers

Sannah Hussain isn’t your ‘typical’ boxer. She’s female, Muslim, visually impaired and has muscle weakness. But that’s exactly why she’s passionate about making the sport more accessible. Writer Raya AlJadir

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10 most popular articles on Disability Horizons from 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, we’ve delved into our archives to find out which were the 10 most popular articles last year. From an interview with BBC’s disabled weather

10 exercises to keep you flexible and fit in 2019 if you’re disabled

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to get healthy – no matter what your level of ability. So we’ve teamed up with Kris from Wheely Good Fitness to

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5 travel, health and fitness bargains for anyone with a disability

With Christmas Day done and dusted and the New Year looming, our thoughts turn to new beginnings. We often resolve to take better care of our health and to try

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Wheelchair fitness machine that helps with fitness and weight loss

A lot of people know from personal experience how difficult it can be for wheelchair users to lose weight. But two entrepreneurs are now helping others after inventing a revolutionary