Parkinson’s Disease Boxing News

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  • Rock Steady fights back against Parkinson’s disease
    "I need a pair of gloves." Zarzecki is a member of Rock Steady Baltimore, a Timonium nonprofit that utilizes noncontact boxing exercises in an effort to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's, such as tremor, and improve balance and other functions. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-22
  • Ashby’s Boxing Club providing opportunity for area athletes
    There are even plans in place to provide research-based boxing programs to help those fighting Parkinson's disease. All are welcome, and Ashby urges anyone interested in training or scheduling a visit to contact him at (270) 313-4216 or send a message on ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-22
  • Is Reese Witherspoon angry at Nicole Kidman for failing to promote ‘Big Little Lies?’ Plus, more news
    A year after his death, Muhammad Ali's friends, fans and loved ones are still working to find a cure to Parkinson's Disease ... who accepted an award for espousing the boxing legend's values in his search for a cure. "I'm grateful for his wisdom." ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-20
  • Boxing style workouts lessen impact of Parkinson’s disease
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Don't ask the boxers in the Rock Steady class to pull their punches. The four participants were in serious training Thursday afternoon as they worked out in the CrossFit Terre Haute building, where their ongoing fight is against ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-20
  • Women boxing for fitness at Portland gym
    She also says that boxing might benefit people with Parkinson's disease. In fact, studies have linked boxing training to improvements in some Parkinson's patients. Then there's the fun factor. Ward says a single training session can improve a client's mood ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-20
  • Local gym offers free boxing class for senior citizens and peoiple with Parkinson’s Disease.
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. On most weekday mornings you'll find an energetic group of boxers training at Smitty's Midwest Boxing Gym. "I just like the action, getting out there and punching the bags and I just enjoy it," said Paul Kahmann. Kahmann is part of a new ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-19
  • Boxing style workouts lessen impact of Parkinson’s disease
    The four participants were in serious training Thursday afternoon as they worked out in the CrossFit Terre Haute building, where their ongoing fight is against Parkinson's disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-19
  • Boxing gives Parkinson’s patients relief
    He and a growing number of Parkinson's patients are wrapping their hands and donning boxing gloves in 9Rounds Fitness, a Granbury gym. Boxer-based training routines are increasingly being recognized as a way to slow the progression of Parkinson's ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-18
  • Fighting back: Taunton gym offers boxing program for Parkinson’s patients
    TAUNTON - When Deb White first started noticing she was showing signs of Parkinson’s disease she ignored it. “Once I was diagnosed I asked how can I stop the progression,” White said. And now she has a different strategy. She does not sit around ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-18
  • Punching back: Boxing style workouts lessen impact of Parkinson’s disease
    Don't ask the boxers in the Rock Steady class to pull their punches. The four participants were in serious training Thursday afternoon as they worked out in the CrossFit Terre Haute building, where their ongoing fight is against Parkinson's disease, a ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-16
  • ‘Knockout’ program helps Parkinson’s patients
    With Celebrity Fight Night just around the corner, patients at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center are sharpening their one-two punch against the disease. The center’s “Knockout” boxing program is helping make a difference in the battle against ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-15
  • Health Check: Therapy for Parkinson’s disease
    “My stamina is better." The workout, known as Rock Steady, is a non-contact, boxing-based fitness curriculum developed in Indiana in 2006 specifically for Parkinson's patients. There are now more than 340 Rock Steady programs, with the South County Y ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-14
  • In a Peoria Heights CrossFit gym, Parkinson’s patients are shadowboxing
    PEORIA HEIGHTS — It's tempting when confronting a degenerative disease to be hung up on the things that you can't do, but inside a local CrossFit gym, a group of people battling Parkinson's disease are focused on what they can. Rock Steady Boxing is ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Boxing)Published on 2017-03-13
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