Sled Drags: The BEST Adaptive Cardio Option for Limited Mobility?

Let’s Get Moving!

If you are looking to improve your cardiovascular fitness and health, but struggle to find cardio that is both low impact and fun, you are in the right place. This article will briefly talk about one of my favorite forms of adaptive cardio that I do with the individuals I work with, and also show you with the linked video above how it can be applied into your life!

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Best Cardio for Limited Mobility

Now of course, you can do walking on the treadmill, or spend hours on the recumbent bicycle. I honestly have no problem with that. But, many individuals will get bored with this after some time. Because of this, it is a good idea to have other forms of cardio in the toolbelt, which can allow you to add some spice to your routine. Sled pushes and drags are a great option for those with limited mobility for a few reasons.

  1. They add variety to the workout routine.
  2. They combine strength and cardio.
  3. They can be made harder or easier, with extra weight or assistance.
  4. They challenge your balance and coordination.

There are plenty of other reasons this exercise is great, but I just wanted to highlight a few! Feel free to check out the video linked above, showing myself doing this exercise with one of my clients that has limited mobility.

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