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"Our ambition is to enhance the lives of individuals of all abilities through fitness."

Welcome to Lions United Fitness Center. Don't forget to download your welcome packet. Inside you will find valuable information to help prepare you for your experience at Lions United.

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Each week, Lions United prepares various types of delicious smoothies. These are broadcasted live, so grab your blender and join in on the fun. You can find recipes from previous smoothies here.

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The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games were just held in Florida, and Team Minnesota made a statement. Coach Andy was with the powerlifters, and they did not disappoint. Meet the athletes here.

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are you ready to roar?

At Lions United Fitness Center, we believe in the power of inclusion. We are Minnesota’s first inclusive coaching facility, designed to enhance the lives of individuals of all abilities. When you hear terms like Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or TBI, you might think “disability.” But at Lions United, Coach Andy sees these as strengths. He teaches his lions how to use these strengths to empower themselves and be the best version of themselves. It’s not just about becoming more fit or bettering an athlete’s skills for a Special Olympics sport. It’s about so much more than that. Coach Andy believes that aside from improving your athletic skills, it’s just as important to develop positive character traits. Some of the virtues he instills in his Lions are grit, determination, leadership, following directions, sportsmanship, and gratitude. He also builds confidence and courage in his athletes. He wants you to not just evolve as an athlete but as a person. It takes courage to develop yourself, and Coach Andy wants to help you along that journey. Courage is a result of confidence, and Coach Andy is a living example of what human potential can achieve. So if you have the desire and the courage to walk down that path, there’s no telling how far you can go.

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