Personal training for Parkinson's, is it for me?
Being stuck with the same exercises day after day is just no fun!
Have you thought about taking your exercise program to the next level? Personal Training can help with that!
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How can personal training benefit someone with PD?
Exercise has been proven to have great benefits in Parkinson’s Disease. It can help decrease stiffness, decrease and prevent depression, improve balance and strength, and it provides the potential to slow and prevent the progression of physical and cognitive decline through neuroplasticity. A trainer can provide you with the exercise tools such as aerobic, resistance, and skilled training that can help.
How is personal training different from group classes?
While group classes can provide a fun way to practice Parkinson’s specific exercises, they are not individualized. Classes are structured in a way to benefit many people at once and at time and sometimes it can be too easy or even too hard to do. Personal training is structured for you and your goals specifically.
Is it convenient?
Personal training is set up at your time. If you are not a morning person you can always schedule your workout time for later in the afternoon. You also decide if you need training one to three times per week and for the year or just a few months.
Who can train me?