Big Ideas: “A movement of fitness classes for the special-needs community” With Laura Radocaj of Sunday Strong

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According to studies, 91 percent of adults with Intellectual Disabilities are not getting the required amount of physical activity recommended by the National Institutes of Health. This statistic is jaw-dropping and I want to change it. If we can get adults with ID to attend three Sunday Strong classes a week, we will be able to do that. The benefits of exercise are plentiful and we need so badly to welcome and encourage this population into the fitness community. This population faces barriers to accessing fitness facilities. A lack of appropriate program offerings, membership costs and fear of feeling unwelcome

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