There’s a reason why Parkinson’s specific exercise programs exist.
It’s not just a fad. Or a scheme.
A brain and body affected by Parkinson’s has some specific needs, which is why Element #4 of the highly effective Parkinson’s exercise program is this:
Element # 4: SPECIFIC TO YOUR PARKINSON’S SYMPTOMS
Here’s a brief (but not all-inclusive) summary of what to keep in mind.
>> To combat RIGIDITY & LACK OF ARM SWING, you should incorporate exercises that encourage spinal and trunk rotation.
VIDEO: Seated rotational reach with Sarah
>> To combat BRADYKINESIA, You should incorporate exercises that move through big ranges of motion in all directions.
>> To combat POOR POSTURE, You should incorporate exercises that encourage flexibility in your spine, hips, shoulders, neck. V
>> To combat FREEZING & SHUFFLING, You should incorporate exercises that encourage weight shifting and powerful stepping in all directions.
VIDEO: Kneeling Power Step
Try a few of these exercises this week and observe how they impact your symptoms immediately after.
Exercise is a powerful medicine.