Gym News

Rochelle Ready To Raise Vital Funds For Our Big Fun Run Team

Our receptionist Rochelle is tackling the fantastic 5k Big Fun Run in Victoria Park on Sunday 20 October 2019, and needs your help to raise a terrific £200 for our disability charity gym.

Rochelle will be walking the Bow-based fun run route as part of our Ability Bow team; all in honour of the ‘truly inspiring’ exercise and wellbeing steps she’s benefited from since being with us.

Marathon Man Super Shakil Needs Your Big Fun Run Funds!

An experienced amateur athlete who once ‘hated running’ and turned his life around through competing in 10 marathons worldwide after a challenging leg injury, is urging people to donate to his vital Big Fun Run 5k (3.1 mile) fundraising effort for our service this weekend (Sunday 20 October 2019).

Join Our New Cancer Rehab Exercise Programme

People currently living with cancer - including survivors of cancer - can now refer to our forthcoming Ability Bow Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise programme, set to launch in January 2020. 

Meet Kim: How She's Helped Save Her Life By Utilising Our Gym

Around 145,000 people are believed to live with Parkinson’s disease according to Parkinson’s UK, with many of those experiencing the condition aged 50 and above.

With symptoms ranging from tremors, stiffness and slower movement - as well as memory difficulties and mental health challenges - people living with Parkinson’s can quickly become isolated and overwhelmed by their diagnosis.

Coma Survivor Near Death Just Five Months From Walking After Our Gym's Vital Rehab

A man who was near death and left in a coma for two weeks says he is just ‘five months’ away from feeling he can walk again after receiving extensive exercise and physiotherapy rehabilitation from our inclusive exercise service.  

Bow-based Karl Jarvis, 48, says he’s confident he can walk the near-six mile trip to visit his beloved Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from his east London home within the year, after being left within intensive care for three months and wheelchair-bound following a horrific motorbike accident in April 2009 when living in Thailand.

Gym's London Bridge Terror Attack Survivor Walking Back To Health

A female survivor of the 2017 London Bridge terror attack is walking herself back to physical and emotional health after receiving life-changing support from our inclusive exercise service.

Stepney Green-based Sister Catherine Msoni, 49, is now feeling confident enough to walk again mostly unaided with only occasional use of a stick thanks to the ‘inspirational’ exercise rehabilitation she’s been receiving from our Bow-based disability-specialist gym team.