Once freed from the cast, when his mum went out of the room, he would try to stand up and take steps around his chair, holding onto the side. He could barely put one foot in front of the other. He says "If my mum caught me she would have gone crazy!" As far as everyone was concerned, he was never walking again - end of story.
He paid no attention to the advice. At 13, he secretly started using an exercise bike after school, unbeknown to his mum. Very quickly, his legs got stronger and started to develop and Dan began playing wheelchair basketball. Thanks to his determination, he has played professional wheelchair basketball all over Europe, winning cups and titles both in the domestic leagues and domestic European Cups in the UK, Spain, Italy and Germany.
He has represented Great Britain in 3 world championships, 3 European championships winning 2 silver medals and 1 gold. He took part in the London 2012 Paralympics finishing in 4th place.
Dan has thoroughly tested this workout is safe. It can be done independently - readers can trust it. He created it by;
Work out safely! Getting injured isn't fun, slows you down and worst case, can cause long-term or permanent damage. It's important to read the instructions on how to perform a rep for each of the exercises safely.
CONTROLLING YOUR BANDS AND WEIGHTS DUMBBELL AND PLATE TIPS
"Well what can I say! It's so nice to have someone fighting in our corner guys. ZART and this guy are undoubtedly worth your time and investment. ZART is easy to follow. As a full-time wheelchair user and a qualified fitness instructor, I highly recommend buying this book. It will benefit your life beyond belief. The domino effect is real. Dan's book will leave you hoping for a sequel. It's so beneficial to anyone in a chair that has the need for more strength, mobility, fitness and independence." - Edward Joseph Molloy, full-time wheelchair user and a qualified fitness instructor.
"What Dan has put together in the following pages of this book is nothing short of fantastic - a compendium of training, nutrition and motivational tips and techniques designed but amazingly not limited to the wheelchair athlete. He truly is an awe-inspiring person." - Rich Sennewald B.Sc. (Hons).
The book is available from Amazon in print (A4 trim size) and Kindle format.
Publisher: Let's Tell Your Story Publishing.
Paperback: 158 pages
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