This is an area that I believe to be more problematic for congenital amputees than individuals that had their amputation due to an extreme trauma.
Hydration: Before, during and after training and throughout the day. There is no scientific proof that we need to consume 2 litres or 8 glasses a day of water to keep hydrated during the day. Those 2 litres are without even considering exercise – you can lose up to a litre of water during exercise. […]
The top 3 difficulties faced by leg amputees are:
The top 3 difficulties faced in the gym by leg amputees are:
This blog is about how disability sport has impacted on my life. My story starts off a little differently to most other disabled athletes, I was born with a congenital disability called femoral dysplasia of the left leg. I first started out at an Able-bodied swimming club whilst I was living in S.H.A.P.E, Belgium. […]