Fitness

Many people with intellectual disabilities live sedentary lives and have unhealthy eating habits. Data collected by Special Olympics shows that 80% of athletes with intellectual disabilities are overweight or obese.
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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, occurring on 6 April, was created by the U.N. in 2013 to recognize the impact that sport can have on human rights issues. For 2021, the theme is resiliency—building back stronger and better.
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What are short, fun, and seem to be on an endless energetic loop? Gifs of course…and children!
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One of April’s “Autism Awareness” themes is celebrating ways that people with autism lead full and healthy lives. For the Taylor twins, that’s something they celebrate every day.
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Every year, we have high hopes for the next year to be better than the next year, but 2020 was a whole different story.
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Learn about the Special Olympics jump rope challenge.
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Special Olympics Finland gymnasts weathered snow and ice for their latest outdoor training sessions!
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This article talks about the two coaches that were selected for the SONA outstanding coach award.
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Special Olympics Coach Education and Development is delighted to announce the launch of the NEW 2021 Football Coaching Guide.
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Special Olympics Chinese Taipei athlete Michael Fan inspired his mother Angela Huang to become an open water swimmer and coach.
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