called an ambulance. "I'm so thankful to be here and through my friends and family, I've used my strength to pull through and progress, including at Ability Bow," says Rod. Following his stint in hospital, Rod spent last summer in a wheelchair, before gradually walking again more often; also thanks to the work Rod's achieved at our Ability Bow gym. "Being at Ability Bow is an amazing experience. I could've been at lots of gyms, but Tony (one of Ability Bow's advanced fitness instructors), supports me every week and has given me hope. To be able to walk again even if not all the time, is amazing." Attending for a weekly one hour session, Rod works on our gym bike for 15 minutes, before mixing exercise on a stepper with treadmill bouts. He's also no stranger to giving back to the
Rod training at our gym during his sessionÂ Tower Hamlets community, with a past stint supporting kids for four years to learn to box at the former Arches - now K.O. gym in Bethnal Green. "I was at the K.O. for the love of it and I never wanted to be paid a penny for what I did," Rod adds. Rod definitely shows himself to be at the heart of his community. So why is Ability Bow so much within Rod's own heart? "What's great about being at Ability Bow is it's a great little family and It helps me feel better every day," Rod says. Read the full story online at: www.abilitybow.org/blog
Find out about our gym at www.abilitybow.org The Gym GazetteÂ
The Ability Bow gym's newsletter in e-book format for Autumn 2018.