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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Fit 5 Fitness Cards and Videos

August 2017 | Special Olympics - Resource

The website linked here This resource will open in a new tab or window.  contains downloadable cards and videos that feature Special Olympics athletes and provide visual demonstrations of endurance, strength, and flexibility exercises. There are exercises for 5 different levels of difficulty so you can select the appropriate exercises for your fitness abilities. 

The Fit 5 Program also provides a weekly and yearly exercise, nutrition, and hydration tracker. It can be accessed at this link This resource will open in a new tab or window. .



Special Olympics Weekly Exercise, Nutrition, and Hydration Tracker


High Five for Fitness is a set of Special Olympics resources for youth ages 8-21. The program includes fitness videos and cards, educator guides, and caregiver guides for ages 8-11, 12-14, and 15-21.



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