How to Train with One Limb – Strength

I had had a procedure done on my right elbow last week. I was told by the doc to take 4 weeks off from the bike which threw me into a bad state of mind so I took to researching how I could train with one arm during this period. I came up with a number of ideas that have been approved by my doctor starting with today’s strength training session. The idea came to me to send a note to Dancing With the Stars contestant Noah Galloway who competed with only one leg and one arm. If you’ve seen Noah, you’d know he’s quite strong. I was humbled when he replied to my note and gave me the ideas in this video:



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Debunking 10 Common Myths About the Paralympics

I get questions about the Paralympics a lot. Even more so, I find myself in a situation where somebody I’m engaged in conversation with has no real idea what the Paralympics are. When I was at the World Championships earlier this month, I was reminded how much further along European cultures are with their understanding and general market support of the Paralympics. Did you know you can play professional wheelchair basketball in Europe? Not only that but teams typically have roadies who follow them around from weekend to weekend to watch them in play.

With that that in mind, let’s start here: an article about 10 common misconceptions about the Paralympics.