Staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle is important for long term wellness and readiness for endeavors on and off the field of play.
Below are some resources to help Special Olympics Oregon athletes, Unified partners (and coaches and volunteers) stay active throughout the year – even while at home.
SOOR Active: Wellness Community
Special Olympics Oregon is committed to keeping our athletes active, healthy, and engaged during this time that we are unable to offer sports training. SOOR Active an athlete-driven At Home Fitness Community focused on health and wellness resources for the Special Olympics Oregon community. Our goal is to provide a virtual platform where athletes, unified partners, volunteers, and family members can stay connected and active during a time when many may be feeling especially isolated. This group is for everyone! It is a safe space, rooted in inclusion, kindness, and positivity.
School of Strength
Special Olympics 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. Developed 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.
Fit 5 Guide
Educational guide and tracker for athletes to focus on fitness.
A series of leveled exercises in endurance, strength and flexibility. These cards can be done at home and with little equipment.
Videos portraying the exercises in the fitness cards. Athletes can follow along with the videos to get a great workout!