Benefits of the GRIT Freedom Chair
The GRIT Freedom Chair is significantly easier to push than a regular wheelchair. No matter your physical challenge, the ergonomic lever drive lets you use large muscle groups to reduce fatigue and keep you adventuring longer.
With our easy-to-push lever system, you can exercise your heart and lungs rather than just your arms. Many riders use it as a low-impact cardio device. What are you waiting for? Get out and work up a sweat!
Freedom Chair FAQ
How much strength do I need?
Pushing the levers is easier than pushing push-rims, so if you're able to maneuver those, you'll be absolutely fine in the GRIT Freedom Chair. A number of our current riders are unable to use push-rims but have had tremendous success in our chair (with or without grip aids). Of course, you will need some strength to push the levers forward (in the Freedom Chair, you are the motor), but very little to pull back, as the backward stroke just ratchets and resets for the next stroke.
How do I stay secure in the chair?
The Freedom Chair is a consciously engineered wheelchair for riders with different disabilities, in part due to its angled seat and seat back. The seat is angled backward (dumped) 14 degrees from horizontal and the seat back is angled 7 degrees back from vertical. These features keep you secure in a comfortable riding position, even if you have weak abdominal support.
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