Riding an indoor, stationary bicycle has been shown to reduce Parkinson's disease symptoms by as much as 35%!
And, it's something almost anyone with PD can do at a Pedaling for Parkinson's class near you.
Participants ride for 1 hour - a 10 minute warm up at 60 RPM, followed by 40 minutes at 80 to 90 RPM, and a 10 minute cool down.
Join a Pedaling For Parkinson's indoor cycling group near you and Exercise Your Brain !
During a typical hot and humid mid-America summer, Dr. Jay Alberts guided his tandem bike across Iowa along with thousands of others that turned out for the 2003 Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI, pronounced: rag br-i ). On the back seat, a long time friend accompanied Alberts, and as the days wore on, they noticed something peculiar. She reported feeling good — like she didn't have Parkinson's! More
Denver UPDATED Jan 14, 2021 - While most recreation and fitness facilities remain closed across the country, Pedaling for Parkinson's (PFP) is expanding online options to help people living with Parkinson’s bridge the time between now and when we can return to the hundreds of PFP authorized cycling studios. The big question is, how long will that take and what will PFP look like on the other side?
For more information about Pedaling for Parkinson's Online, click here. Follow this page for updates on bridging the gap.