Taking on the World, One Story at a Time
Everyone has their own unique story. One of the objectives within Wheels N Warriors is to tell the stories of people who have felt unimportant, unequal to or less than other people. This will hopefully empower them and help them hold on to their gifts so that they can help change the world for the better.
Wheelers Paramill Promoting Inclusion By: Michael M. HumelLarry Pestes was injured in a motorbike accident. He broke his T-5. When he was done with his rehabilitation he was thinking of different ways to stay in shape. Which unfortunately because of his location...
Mobility Fitness Institute Improve Physical and Mental StateThe Mobility Fitness Institute began in 2006. "The goal is to impact the clients physical and mental state," said Willie Caldwell founder of the Mobility Fitness Institute. Caldwell is a veteran who has never...
Answer 2 Shoes ReviewI recently purchased through my insurance a new pair of shoes called Answer 2.I had worn the same shoes for years and never had a problem. However, over time I acquired an ulcer on one of my toes so my doctor recommended I get a new pair of shoes....
My Top Ten Advantages and Disadvantages of being disabled 10: Sometimes when I'm out with a friend or my wife and I talk to a customer service associate, waiter, waitress or host they will only address the person I'm with. Even if I'm the one who asks them a question...
Disabled House Husband Being a disabled house husband gives me a sense of fulfillment that up until I became one I didn't know I was missing. I have never been a self motivated man. That has never been the way I created or accomplished anything with a few exceptions....
Disabled Doggy Daddy It has been a joy of mine to watch Bailey grow up. When I wake up I pick her up and take her to the living room. I can let her outside. I feed her and give her water and we quietly hang out until her mommy wakes up. Sometimes she isn't as quiet as...
Michael’s Top 10 Activities to Stay Active
1. Weight Lifting
My weightlifting routine goes from Monday to Saturday with an off day on Sunday. Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays I work my back and biceps. While on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays I work my triceps, chest and shoulders.
2. Rolling The Dog Around The Apartment
I start out by taking my dog Bailey on a roll through our apartment complex. We do this 2-3 times a day going up and down hills as well as rolling the length of the complex from building to building,
3. Wheelchair Yoga
I complete a full Yoga regimen every morning in my Wheelchair.
4. Wheelchair Basketball
Once a week I go to the gym, and play wheelchair basketball.
5. Wheelchair Rugby
Once a week I got to the gym, and i practice wheelchair rugby.
6. Martial Arts
I started practicing martial arts over two years ago. I practice it once daily for at least one hour.
When I was younger I would swim all the time in the pool I had at home as well as an official sized pool when I was competing in Olympic Games.
8. Wheelchair Racing
I love it. It’s a way to get my heart rate up as well as compete against myself to see how fast and how far I can go.
9. Wheelchair Tennis
I never thought I would be able to play tennis until I went with some friends and tried it. I didn’t think I would be able to roll and hold the racket. I’m learning I’m actually good at serving.
10. Wheelchair Rugby
I love the contact and the action. Playing allows me to use my wheelchair racing skills to get from goal to goal as quickly as possible.