Marcus – the Bodysmith – and being a healthy adult with Down syndrome
Choosing where to work out and who to work out with is an important factor in anyone’s fitness success. Finding a trainer who is knowledgeable as well as making you comfortable isn’t as easy as pointing to the first website or billboard.
And HOLY COW, I don’t know about your neighborhood, but mine is packed with workout options.
I knew I wanted to write about the gym Marcus is a part of as I brainstormed ideas before the blog began. Then the subject came to the forefront when this headline appeared across my networks: Teen with Down syndrome turned away from gym.
The story flashed me back to nearly 23 years ago when I called literally every daycare in the small college town we lived in to find a place for Marcus while I went to school. No one would accept him...