A few weeks ago I partnered up with the NY Metro chapter of the National Autism Association for our 2nd Autism Fitness in the Park event. On paper it reads great. Outdoor environment, free to attend, all ages and ability levels, fitness activities. Allow me
A recent criticism of Crossfit, to which I have zero affiliation or commercial interest, is that competing in Crossfit and the Crossfit games themselves are “competing to be the best exerciser,” which is damn funny. The premise here is that we train for something, whether
Autism Fitness Tutorial Tolerance and Motivation June 2013 from Eric Chessen on Vimeo.
Remember those Choose-your-own-adventure books? It may be an 80’s thing. At key points in the story, the reader had to choose which course of action the main character would take. Typical of the genre, a good decision would yield treasure (the shiny gold ‘n ruby
In our Autism Fitness Programs, we begin with teaching basic movement skills that include the following movement patterns: Pushing, Pulling, Bending, Locomotion Once our students and athletes with autism begin to master the basic movements and gross motor deficits are replaced with new abilities, we