The key to sticking to a fitness program is community--getting social support. At Disaboom, we provide support through online community forums so people can discuss the exercises that work for them and give advice and encouragement.
Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 13, 2008
Disaboom, the leading online community for people with disabilities and their friends, family and caregivers, today announced the expansion of its fitness and nutrition section. This newly expanded online resource offers information on recovery, reintegration and overall well-being of people touched by disabilities.
Disaboom's fitness and nutrition section provides practical advice on unique exercise techniques tailored to an individual's disability from spinal cord injuries to multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. The fitness and nutrition section also addresses a variety of subjects, including:
- Steps to Starting an Exercise Program
- Making Fitness Stick
- Benefits of Exercise
- Working Out at Home
- Supporting Other's Fitness Goals.
"Regular exercise is critical to everyone's well being, but is particularly important to those with disabilities," said Dr. Glen House, founder of Disaboom. "The key to sticking to a fitness program is community--getting social support. At Disaboom, we provide support through online community forums so people can discuss the exercises that work for them and give advice and encouragement."
Disaboom, Inc. was founded to develop the first interactive online community dedicated to constantly improving the way people with disabilities or functional limitations live their lives. It will also serve as a comprehensive online resource not only for people living with such conditions, but also their immediate families and friends, caregivers, recreation and rehabilitation providers, and employers. There are more than 54 million American adults living with disabilities or functional limitations today in the United States alone. Founded and designed by doctors and fellow disaboomers to meet this community's specific needs, disaboom.com brings together content and tools ranging from specialized health information to social networking to daily living resources, in a single interactive site.