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Strength works your muscles by using resistance, like a dumbbell or your own body weight. Strength is an important predictor of performance in many Special Olympics sports. All explosive and speed sports require strength, such as powerlifting, basketball and  cycling. Strength training builds muscles in your back, stomach, legs and arms, which gives us the ability to jump higher, throw farther and spring faster. These exercises help your body stay strong and fit by building healthy bones and muscles. 

Complete this 30-minute workout with celebrity trainer Shannon Decker



Complete this 30-minute workout with celebrity trainer Shannon Decker



Follow along with Anytime Fitness for an inclusive and fun workout! For this full body strength workout you will need a ball. 



Follow along with Anytime Fitness for an inclusive and fun workout! For this full body strength workout, we're going to play a game called, "What's Behind Door Number..."