3 things we know about exercise with mild symptoms
It's best to focus on vigorous exercise that works the whole body.
Regular exercise can help improve your strength, balance, posture and flexibility, and keep your heart and lungs healthy.
If you already play a sport and stay active - keep it up, add vigorous exercise and build up to at least 2.5 hours a week.
Exercise with mild symptoms
Watch our animation to find out more about exercising with mild symptoms, and why it's so important.
Thanks to the Light Fund for their support with our exercise animations.
“I googled Parkinson’s and one of the first things that came up was Rock Steady Boxing. And from there, my journey started.”
For Tommy, fitness and physical activity has always been a way of life. When he was 58, he qualified as a personal trainer. Then at 61, he faced his biggest physical challenge to date – Parkinson’s.
Our exercise guidance is supported by the We Are Undefeatable campaign. The campaign aims to support people living with health conditions to build physical activity into their lives and to celebrate every victory - big or small.
Want help with starting to move more? The campaign is full of ideas and resources to help you start your journey to being active.