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Jul 01, 2016

New Westminster gym seeks to knock-out effects of Parkinson's Disease

Rock Steady Boxing is a fitness program for men and women of any age with Parkinson’s disease. The organization, which began a decade ago at a gym in Indiana, says the goal is to give people with Parkinson’s a chance to, quite literally, “fight back.” Boxing improves footwork, balance and hand-to-eye co-ordination — areas people with Parkinson's need to work on.