Talk to a physiotherapist who knows about Parkinson’s for more advice and to plan the right exercise for you, especially if you're just getting started.
Many of our local groups across the UK offer exercise classes specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s, at all stages of the condition.
Exercise with mild symptoms
Watch our animation to find out more about exercising with mild symptoms, and why it's so important.
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.
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