Social Enterprise Brings Fitness Oomph to Elderly


Social entrepreneur Ben Allen established The Oomph, a North Yorkshire-based personal training provider, which brings physical training and fitness classes to thousands of elderly people.

The Oomph's mission is to improve the lives of the elderly, helping them live and eat healthier and fitter. Allen is also trying to expand The Oomph's reach by coaching activity coordinators in care homes to teach classes themselves.

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