According to the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s, exercise has been found to improve mood and balance, while reducing stiffness and fatigue. Roberts said there is no medication to slow the disease besides exercise
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High Altitude Martial Arts owner and retired UFC fighter Cody Donovan says the closeness of jiu jitsu is certainly something that scares away folks who might want to try what is otherwise a grueling and satisfying work out. But the people who brave that initial awkwardness find it short lived.
“You have to have the mindfulness of a yogi, the discipline of world class athletes, the flexibility of a soccer player and the strength of a body builder,” she says of a professional modern dancer.
According to a 2013 Outdoor Foundation recreation report, standup paddleboarding was the most popular outdoor activity for first-time participants, garnering 56 percent of the newbies among all outdoor activities last year.