How Degree is making fitness more inclusive for differently abled people

Explores how marketers at Degree use their platform to make fitness more accessible for people with disabilities.

Courtesy of Degree

Degree partnered with eight-time Paralympic track and field medalist Blake Leeper to host the first inclusive outdoor spin class in New York City.

Research commissioned by the personal care brand Degree in partnership with the Lakeshore Foundation, a nonprofit specializing in sports science for athletes with disabilities, revealed a startling fact: 81 percent of people with disabilities don’t feel welcome in fitness industry spaces. Moreover, according to the survey, 87 percent of people with disabilities do not feel represented by the fitness industry.

With these insights, Degree created the #TrainersforHire platform, which provides fitness brands...

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