About the class

Pedaling for Parkinson's is a form of “Forced Exercise” on an indoor stationary bicycle designed specifically for people with Parkinson's disease.

Participants ride for 60 minutes, 3 times per week, following the instructor led format below:

  • 10 minute warm up at 60 RPM,

  • followed by 40 minutes at 80 to 90 RPM,

  • and a 10 minute cool down at 60 RPM.

Pedaling for Parkinson's can be rigorous exercise for some people.  Be prepared with the following:

  • a physician's approval is required

  • signed waiver is required

  • proper cycling apparel is encouraged

    • padded cycling shorts​ & comfortable shirt.  

    • clip-in shoes are encouraged but not required.

  • water bottle​

  • heart-rate monitor recommended
  • other cycling accessories may be helpful

    • portable seat pads, gloves, etc. 

Be Prepared


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