Sport

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

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

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

Wheelchair exercise: using Zumba to make fitness more inclusive

Our Deputy Editor Shannon, who uses a wheelchair, didn’t think she would be able to participate in able-bodied exercise classes. But she decided it was time to push boundaries by

Superhero Tri: see how you can get involved in this mass-participation event

Last year saw the launch of Superhero Tri, the first event in a new mass-participation sports series aimed at including people of all abilities – the Superhero Series. Set up by

Step Change Studios: inclusive dance for all disabled people

No matter what your disability, you should be able to take part in dance classes. It’s a great way to keep fit, meet new people and socialise with old friends. Our

Steel Bones: first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon

On 30th May, a determined group of 18 amputees from around the UK will set out on a truly inspirational challenge to become the first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon. The

Top disability sports: how you can take part

When we think of disability sports we think often of Paralympics. However, you do not need to be the next Paralympian to take part in sports. So with the Winter