Healthy At-Home Activities

Healthy Activities

Included is your weekly at-home activity guide to keep active and healthy!

This list provides ways to stay healthy physically and mentally at home and also provides news updates.

Julie and Lowell Taylor and Their Accessible Home Gym!

Get inspired to build your own accessible home gym by learning about what Lowell Taylor does at home!

Click Here to Connect to Julie and Lowell’s Accessible Gym

Go to Flaman for equipment for your home gym!

Below is an AMI episode highlighting how Julie and Lowell Taylor stay active by going on an accessible bike ride.

Click Here to for the AMI Episode

Show Your Support for Paralympian Tim McIssac in the Manitoba Sports Showdown!

Paralympic swimmer, Tim McIsaac, has made it through the first round of voting in the Winnipeg Free Press’s Sports Showdown. The Sports Showdown is a contest to determine Manitoba’s best athlete of all time. Show your support and vote for Tim MacIssac daily until Thursday May 28th at Noon.

Click to Vote for Tim McIssac by Clicking Here!

Blind Hockey Canada Launches New Podcast Series!

Check out Episode #1 which features interviews with Canada’s Head Coach Paul Kerins, as well as 2019 Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament Best Forward Winner Anthony Ciulla. This week’s player profile features Jason Yuha, an Alberta player!

Click Here to Watch Episode #1 of Blind Hockey Canada’s Podcast Series!

Try a Described Fitness Program That Strengthens Balance!

This balance program is about increasing lower body strength and increasing body awareness in general. Learn exercises that strengthen hips, ankles, and feet which are integral parts of a balanced body. The exercises are easy to learn. Once you have learned how to do them correctly, you can do them whenever you like.

Click Here for Described Balance Program

Try a fun described upper body and core workout. Get moving and follow the instructions at home!

Click Here for the Upper Body and Core Workout

Try a Lower Body Workout with Blind Fit Girl, Erica Powell!

Erica Powell, also known as Blind Fit Girl, is a motivational speaker and fitness professional who is blind. She started a YouTuble Channel to share her personal story and lead others in workouts. Click below for her lower body workout you can do at home!

Click Here for the Lower Body Workout

Join the Alberta Health Services Mental Health Text Program at No Cost

Alberta Health Services is providing mental health support through a daily text program to help with coping skills during this time. Through a set of daily messages, people receive advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy personal coping skills and resiliency.

Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 to subscribe.

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