Battling Parkinson’s disease with boxing
The program is called Rock Steady Boxing. It’s designed to help those with Parkinson’s improve their balance, motor skills and speech through non-combat boxing and exercise.
The 15 participants, who range in age from 27 to 83 years old, come to Snap Fitness in Cedar City for an hour-and-a-half up to five times a week for the combined physical therapy workout led by a certified instructor.
A new fitness class in Cedar City is helping lessen the symptoms of the debilitating disease.