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Maryland club finds solutions for tough cases

There is no better feeling in the fitness and health industry than observing someone succeed. It doesn’t matter to what extent – it could be someone new to the gym or a seasoned athlete who made it to another level.

Imagine that feeling for someone who works with clients who had either been unable to do what average people their age can accomplish without a second thought, or have struggled mightily achieving those objectives.

For Marc Sickel and the staff at Fitness for Health they get that feeling of accomplishment and achievement with everyone who walks through the doors of the Rockville, Md., facility.

Fitness for Health works with children and adults who may have certain roadblocks that prevent them from being both physically active and agile enough to play with friends, walk down the street or even just walk to the car. Or in an adult’s case, remain active and healthy. It is sort of like an occupational therapy graduate program.

Read on for more.