Disability Pride: One Woman’s Powerful Shift to Self-Acceptance

Disability Pride: One Woman’s Powerful Shift to Self-Acceptance

I was in high school the first time a doctor recommended that I consider wearing leg braces. My parents were thrilled about this idea and even ordered me a custom-fit pair that very day at the clinic.  As a 15-year-old, I resisted vehemently. I hid the braces away,...
Paralympics Guide Part 1: History, Principles & Common Myths

Paralympics Guide Part 1: History, Principles & Common Myths

Wow, what an incredible two weeks of Olympic competition we just witnessed. Now get ready to kick it up a notch as the excitement builds for the Paralympics! The official Opening Ceremony begins at 8pm Tokyo time on August 24thwhere we anticipate the start of another...
Tips for the Newly Quarantined Part One: Staying Active

Tips for the Newly Quarantined Part One: Staying Active

The last few weeks have been an unprecedented time for everyone. Concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic have ground life to a halt for most people, forcing us to find new ways of maintaining a “normal” routine. From her home in Colorado, TeamUP Co-Captain Becky Piper has...
Tips for the Newly Quarantined Part Two: Staying Happy

Tips for the Newly Quarantined Part Two: Staying Happy

In part one of our “quarantine” series, TeamUP Co-Captain Becky Piper shared her tips for finding ways to stay active and exercising while undergoing social distancing and self-quarantine. In this edition, she’ll walk us through the ways she’s keeping up...