Home exercises for wheelchair users

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Resistance band wheelchair exercises

WheelPower is an organisation dedicated to providing opportunities for disabled people to get into sport and lead more active lives. They have been providing opportunities in sport for people with physical impairments for over 70 years.

The WheelPower website has a variety of free workout video routines for wheelchair users, with each programme featuring several different sessions that you can try in your own time and at your own pace. Click on the links below to take a look at the different exercise programmes and get started.

Wheechair home exercises

Exercise at Home with Ella

Ella Beaumont (GB Wheelchair Basketball Under 25 Women’s European Championships silver medallist) takes you through five circuit sessions aimed to keep you fit from the confines of your home.

Try Ella’s workout routine

Cardio with Ben

Ben is a personal trainer and C7 quadriplegic, and in this programme he guides you through several different types of workouts that can be done from home.

Try Ben’s cardio programme

Resistance Band Exercises with Bob

WheelPower’s Physical Activity Advisor Bob O’Shea demonstrates some simple but effective exercises using resistance bands that can be adapted to anyone, in any environment.

Try Bob’s resistance band workouts

Adaptive Yoga with Fredee

Fredee provides two adaptive yoga classes than can help improve your physical strength and fitness, as well as your mental wellbeing.

Try Fredee’s yoga routines

Adaptive yoga with Nina

Nina has provided three adaptive yoga classes, that can help you to increase strength, flexibility and balance that can lead to improvements in both your physical and mental wellbeing.

Try Nina’s yoga class