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Boxing-based fitness program helps people with Parkinson's

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Boxing-based fitness program helps people with Parkinson's

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Boxing-based fitness program helps people with Parkinson's
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12833/7144331?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 20:53:06 +0000 Boxing-based fitness program helps people with Parkinson's Boxing-based fitness program helps people with Parkinson's http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12833/7144331?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WIVT-Syndi people with parkinson's in our area are strapping on boxing gloves as a way to combat their symptoms. rock steady boxing is a program that uses traditional boxing training techniques to improve the motor skills of those affected by the disease.it's currently operating inside a garage behind deely physical therapy on conklin road in conklin.coach john cappello says research shows the use of coordination, power and footwork help to counter symptoms such as low voice, masked face and tremors.and he says training like a fighter builds their self confidence. coach john cappello says, "these fighters in this room have come from challenging experiences jumping rope to some of them getting pretty good at it. they're more confident in their ability to go outside, and more confident in their ability to walk from point a to point b. their coordination has certainly improved." mike tanzini says: participants do not enter a boxing ring and actually fight each other.the gym, which opened last december, has 3 classes divided into different levels of ability combining for a total of 28 boxers.the cost is 7 dollars per class or a monthly rate of 50.for





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