General Article Doing Sport Differently

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Why do sport?

Doing Sport Differently is not just for the next Tanni Grey-Thompson. It’s not even for the few who have ever played competitive sport at any level. It’s for everyone. When we talk about sport, exercise and physical activity, we’re talking about things that everyone can do – disabled and non-disabled alike. It needn’t be competitive, it needn’t be hard work, it just needs to be fun.

If you want to be more physically active but don’t know how, this is the guide for you. Even if you think you hate sport and don’t believe that taking more exercise is beneficial or even possible for you, read on – you may be surprised.

With London hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the idea of sport for all has never been higher on the agenda. For people who want to get active, there have never been more opportunities than now. You don’t even need to leave the house.

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