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Meet Christine and Ken: Wonderful Willpower

According to the NHS UK, around three in every 100,000 people are thought to have a rare genetic disorder known as hereditary spastic paraplegia.  

With symptoms ranging from gradual leg weakness and occasionally insufficient sensations in the feet, to more complex challenges including epilepsy and speech difficulties, the condition - although not usually life-threatening - can leave the recipient depressed, stressed and fatigued.  

Sensational Snowboarding Return For TV-Starring Gym Member Graham

An Ability Bow gym member recovering from a Hypoxic brain injury following a life-threatening avalanche accident in December 2012 - which left him with no oxygen or heartbeat for 30 minutes - is looking to make a sensational return to snowboarding again thanks to incredible innovations as seen within the BBC's terrific Big Life Fix series.   
  

Paralympic Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller Visits Ability Bow Gym

One of Great Britain's 2018 Winter Paralympics snowboarding team members James Barnes-Miller (pictured above in the centre alongside Patrick Trotman and Tony Snook) popped in for a visit to our Ability Bow gym this week to meet our team and members.

Meet Frankie: Day In The Life of our Remarkable Receptionist

Meet Frankie. She's one of our remarkable receptionists, who's been at our gym for just over 18 months. She spoke to us more about her role at our gym and why she loves working here!

The Q&A

Q: Where do you live? 

A: Locally in Bow.

Q: When did you first hear about the gym?

A. When I was searching locally for jobs part-time.

Q: What's a day in the life like for you at our gym?

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