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Athlete holding up a sign that reads: #InclusiveHealth
Special Olympics Chief Health Officer, Dr. Alicia Bazzano MD, PhD, MPH was a recent guest on the Ben & Bilal Show that airs on Canada Talks SiriusXM 167. They discussed the training, fitness and emotional support available virtually to athletes due to physical distancing related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Greg flexing his muscles.
Professional video shoots are full of flashing lights, loud noises and new scenarios. For someone with autism who has sensitivity to flashing lights, this setting can be overwhelming and intimidating. But Greg did not let that stop him from participating in the School of Strength fitness series.
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Athletes in a group holding a WWE championship belt.
This year, Special Olympics launched the School of Strength fitness campaign in response to athletes’ need for at-home workouts. Athletes in the United States and around the world accepted the challenge to get fit and have fun while doing it.
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Garrie Barns at Special Olympics standing behind the receptionists desk.
Why is it so hard to have to stay home when you are used to getting out and about, riding the metro, and feeling a sense of freedom? Because of COVID-19, we are staying home so that we can protect those who are vulnerable to the disease. We are all so used to being active, outgoing, human beings, by being at home, we are losing that.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
A Fitness and Nutrition Resource for People With Intellectual Disabilities
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Shannon Decker working out
Get fit with new School of Strength workouts led by celebrity trainer Shannon Decker and Special Olympics athlete Angel Athenas.
Becky Lynch and athletes in the ring.
While WWE Superstar Becky Lynch recounted her momentous year to Sports Illustrated, she highlighted her participation in the Special Olympics School of Strength fitness campaign and why working with the organization is so important to her.
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Becky Lunch and athletes doing jumping jacks.
In a recent interview with ESPN, WWE Superstar Becky Lynch explains why engaging with Special Olympics is important to her, and why she worked with athletes on the School of Strength fitness campaign
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Shannon Decker working out.
Get fit with new School of Strength workouts lead by celebrity trainer Shannon Decker and Special Olympics athlete Stephanie Ching.
Shannon Decker jogging in place in her living room for a workout video.
Get fit with new School of Strength workouts lead by celebrity trainer Shannon Decker and Special Olympics athlete Vince Egan.