Welcome 2018 – Another Year of Exercise

It’s a new year and time to renew my resolution to continue exercising at least 4 -5 times per week.  As 2017 came to a close a new research study was published that shows high intensity interval training (HIIT) delays Parkinson’s progression.  As Daniel Corcos, one of the lead authors of the study states “If you have Parkinson’s disease and you want to delay the progression of your symptoms, you should exercise three times a week with your heart rate between 80 and 85 percent maximum.  It is that simple.”  If you query Google for High Intensity Exercise and Parkinson’s…

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Sarasota Happenings

We have been busy with exercise, visitors and events since returning from Knoxville after Thanksgiving.  Right after we returned, our friends Pat and Steve from Colorado arrived for a visit which included a trip to Walt Disney World where we met up with our mutual friends Ted, who also has Parkinson’s, and his wife Jan.  We spent two nice days at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom with light crowds so we actually got to ride the 7 Dwarfs Mine Train with only a 25 minute wait!  (That’s all six of us zipping down the hill) And we got a lot…

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