Exercise aids

Exercise Aids allowing indenpendent gymtraining för persone with impaired handfunction

The user training in the gym using exercise aids. Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
The user training in the gym using exercise aids. Photo: www.activehands.co.uk

Description
The exercise aid is a strong loop fastened to an adjustable padded wrist strap. To hold an exercise machine the loop can be slipped over the handles of the machine.
To put on the aid slip it over your hand so that the
loop lies in the palm of your hand. When not under tension the aid easily slide on and off the machine, allowing complete individual independence and ability to ‘let go’ during rest periods.

Model: Looped Exercise Aids (AH3)

Purchased from
Active Hands, Gripping Aids, www.activehands.co.uk (last checked July 2017)

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2011

The user training in the gym using exercise aids. Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
The user training in the gym using exercise aids. Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
The user gripping using the exercise aid (close upp). Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
The user gripping using the exercise aid (close upp). Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
Exercise aid (close upp). Photo: www.activehands.co.uk
Exercise aid (close upp). Photo: www.activehands.co.uk

Tipsare: Rob

Rob runs a small company making gripping aids for people with reduced hand function (see www.activehands.co.uk). He is also a DJ, a world traveller, regular motor home user and a wheelchair sportsman. He was injured in 1996 and is a C5/6 incomplete tetra.