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News & Online Event Update – 17 March 2021

Weekly online event and news Update 17 March 2021

Here is this weeks update on the online opportunities and news to help you keep active! Take the time to have a read through and see how you can get active!

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New Exercise challenge: Russian Twists!

Photo of Mark on the grass holding a large orangesound ball, sitting on his bottom with his legs off the ground, text says New Exercise challenge week 6 Russian Twists: How many Russian Twists in 30 seconds can you do!

How many Russian Twists in 30 seconds can you do! Please do visit our new Facebook and comment your scores on this weeks exercise challenge Post as we would love to see them!

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Personal Trainer broadens horizons!

Personal Trainer broadens horizons

Emma was a little apprehensive at first, ‘I had never trained a blind person before I met this wonderful couple. But when you stop and think, every person’s body reacts the same to training stimulus, the only difference between me and my clients is that they don’t see as well.’

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Cycling: Ride Side-by-Side – Starts 30 March!

Ride Side-by-Side Starts 30 March with Bikeworks & Metro!

Metro Blind Sport has partnered with Bikeworks, to deliver the Ride Side-by-Side to enable local blind and partially sighted residents within the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and the east of Ealing to make short trips, to keep appointments, visit the shops or make social visits on a Side-By-Side cycle, accompanied by a trained rider (pilot).

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BBC: Step Into The Ring: blind, professional wrestler

BBC: Step Into The Ring I'm a blind, professional wrestler

BBC: Step Into The Ring: Enter a world where anything is possible. James lost his sight as a child in a car accident, Pocket is struggling to overcome PTSD, and Marcus is autistic. These three friends are all determined to succeed both in and out of the ring.

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