In the final part of this 5 part series on strength and conditioning for leg amputees, we will be considering cardio. This is going to vary according to your impairment and how you can use the equipment in the gym. The best way to lose weight and improve your cardiovascular system (heart and lungs) is to incorporate some form of sprinting into your training. Continue reading “Strength and Conditioning for Leg Amputees Part 5: Best 3 Cardio Tips”
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.
The top 3 difficulties faced by leg amputees are:
The top 3 difficulties faced in the gym by leg amputees are:
This is part 1 of a series of blogs I will be doing on strength and conditioning for leg amputees.
In this first blog I will give a little background into myself, I have a congenital disability called femoral dysplasia of the left leg. Having been born with a disability, I have had to adapt to things along the way. Learning and implementating ways I could do things, the other able bodied children took for granted.