Stay Fit at Home

Special Olympics DC recognizes that it is not always possible for athletes and coaches to meet together in person. We want to empower our athletes to develop a healthy fitness routine both on and off the field. Below are some resources to practice living a fit and healthy lifestyle in the comfort of your own home!

Take the Pledge to Stay Fit

Fit 5 Resources Series

Fit 5 Guide: This is a helpful educational guide and tracker for athletes to focus on a holistic fit lifestyle independently! Click here for the Fit 5 guide.

Fitness Cards: These cards provide a series of leveled exercises in endurance, strength and flexibility. The exercises on the cards can be done at home with little to no equipment. Click here for the Fitness Cards.

Fitness Videos: These videos portray the exercises shown in the fitness cards. Athletes can follow along with the videos to get a great workout! Click here to find the Fitness Videos.

School of Strength

School of Strength is an interactive online platform that encourages athletes to participate in a fun and engaging training program that they can do in the comfort of their own homes. In partnership with WWE superstar Becky Lynch, this series of videos, a fitness tracker, a coach’s playbook and a caregiver toolkit all contribute to helping athletes focus on nutrition and fitness and getting the most out of their workouts.

Stay Fit at Home

Click here to find the Staying Fit at Home resource. This is a simple week-long calendar that athletes can follow to stay fit. This calendar can be repeated as needed.

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Young Athletes at Home Fitness

Family Flash Cards: Fun and engaging flashcards featuring each of the individual activities and at home equipment modifications for families to use at home to run Young Athletes. Click here to find the Family Flash Cards.

Young Athletes At Home: This is a guide for families and caregivers on how to run Young Athletes activities at home. Download the guide here.

Young Athletes Videos: Videos demonstrating the individual Young Athletes activities. Click here to view activity videos.

Healthy Play at Home: Poster for families to track the various healthy behaviors they do at home. Click here to download the poster.