Health & Fitness
Many disabled people find it difficult to maintain their fitness because of impairment related reasons, or because many exercise or healthy eating regimes do not allow for their impairment.
You can download a free gentle exercise programme from One Voice called Chairobics: http://1voice.org.uk/downloads.htm or come to one of our meetings.
Many organisations now do regular accompanied walks, including One Voice,
Healthy Living organised through the adult college runs a range of exercise classes for mixed groups from gentle movement to energetic.
Telephone 01902 558143
Walking for Health in Wolverhampton has over 25 walks a year in different areas of the city.
Contact Barbara Howells, WFH in Wolverhampton, West Park Hospital, Park Road West, Wolverhampton, WV1 4PW
Telephone: 01902 444601
Next Step One Voice runs a website with lots of information and advice on healthy eating, recipes, exercise, and health and wellbeing events.
You can visit here>
Flourish2bu is a programme running in Wolverhampton, aimed at providing exercise opportunities for disabled people in the city, to try and cut down obesity levels. They run a variety of programmes.
Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre runs a free gym on Tuesday evenings between 5-7pm.
Vijay, the instructor there will do an induction for you, free of charge.
Telephone 01902 555460
Bus routes number 1 and 713 are the nearest routes to the centre.
Easy Line Gyms are based in community centres around Wolverhampton, and offer a range of equipment which together will give you a complete cardio vascular workout, in a friendly atmosphere. It costs between £1.50 and £1.70 per 1 hour session. In addition some of the centres charge an annual fee of £1-£2.
Sessions take place at Ashmore Park Community Centre, Blakenhall community and Healthy Living Centre, Dunstall Hill Community Centre, Eastfield Community Centre, Lower Bradley Community Centre, and Low Hill Community Centre.
Session times vary according to the centre.
For specific information contact Jenine Hadley on 01902 552144
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for contact details for the individual centres.