I am looking into why the only disabled bodybuilding comps are wheelchair based. I am disabled but I dont use a wheelchair and would like to compete in the future. I cant train my legs so I obviously concentrate on my upper body.
Are there any others out there who are having the same thoughts??????
Would it be worth swapping ideas or am I flogging a dead horse?
Nothing against or anything meant towards other bodybuilders abled bodied or wheelchair based
Thread: Disabled Bodybuilding
06-24-2007, 10:29 AM #1
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06-28-2007, 10:09 PM #2
Wow! good to see im not the only one
hey, I hear you on this one. I want nothing more than to compete in figure but I dont think I will ever be able to achive symmetry in my legs. Disabilities come in all forms, I am not in a wheelchair, but still considered disabled. Not enough for a wheelchair but not ok enough to compete in a normal competition. This gets no consideration, not even from my medical insurance company! So I am caught in between too.
It would be nice if there was a competition where they could just ignore whatever part of you was disabled in judging(with proper doctors note of course!) but it would be too easy to take advantage of I think.
Probably flogging the horse but if you have friends in the right places sometimes you can make a change.-Frank: All right, here's what you're going to do. You're going to take all the weight on your neck. Then you're going to jam your legs down and hyper-extend your ankles, and then shoot back up and lock your knees in place.
-Dee: Not one of those things sounds right to me. At all.
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-Mac: That's the vitamins ripping out the inside of your stomach. That's a good thing, trust me.
03-20-2013, 12:10 AM #3
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