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Exercising With Disabilities

Here at Valhalla Gyms, we offer a full support service for those with disabilities who are looking to exercise. Our personalised exercise plans can be built around you to tailor an exercise routine to suit your own personal needs and goal in a timespan you can cope with and manage.

Exercising With Disabilities

As our Paralympians can attest to, exercising with disabilities is challenging though highly rewarding, and far from impossible. Whoever you are, and whatever your condition, there are exercises that can be of benefit to your physical & mental wellbeing.

Our trainers specialise in finding the right fitness, strength, and/or cardio routine to suit your condition or disability. However little or much you can manage a weekly schedule can be compiled to help you develop. Valhalla Gyms can also provide nutrition advice to complement your routine and lifestyle. 

We aim to take you from where you are and help you achieve your goal for a new you, and we believe you can overcome any hurdle. 

Examples of Exercises

Wheel Chair Confined

ARMS (sets x repetitions)

Dumbell Curls 3 x 10

Cable Curls 3x10

Cable Push Down (rope) 3 x 10

Cable Push Down (bar) 3 x 10


Seated Over Head Press 3 x 10

Rope Face Pulls 3 x 10

Lateral Raise 4 x 10

Front Raise 4 x 10


Cable flies 5 x 10

*weight will vary from person to person but the emphasis needs to be put on fitness and a raised heart rate this will build fitness and cardiovascular fitness. As will the ability to perform some tasks.

Examples of Exercises

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Treadmill - steady walk for 5 minutes.

Cross Trainer - a speed that still allows for constant and easy conversation 

Exercise Bike - 10 minutes at a manageable constant pace

*Exercise with vary from person to person, and the type and amount of exercise will vary depending upon the severity of your illness. But regular excise is proven to be one of the most effective therapies.

(PLEASE NOTE - these above workouts are very generic and in a way to be used as a given exercise. But to show that everyone is able to enjoy exercise in a controlled and managed environment.)


You can join us for a coffee/tea and a chat every Thursday between 11 am – 1 pm for a meet and greet.

Financial Support For Disabilities 

If you have a disability and need financial support to help with your costs, there are several benefits available to you, such as Person Independence Payments and Universal Credit. Valhalla Gyms are partnered with Disability Support Project who can assist you by completing the forms, appealing discussions and representing you in tribunals. 

DSP also offer financial support with budget guidance and mentoring for mental health & wellbeing. 

For more information visit 


Call: 01527 351021

For further information about exercise and fitness please contact Valhalla Gyms where we will be happy to tailor-make an exercise plan to suit your individual requirements. 01527 60050

Valhalla Gyms

01527 60050

Since showing up can be the hardest part, we strive to make sure that everything else is taken care of by us. Visit us and you will see for yourself.

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