Boxing Boost for Locals with Parkinson's

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Roughly one million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). A local gym is helping people with Parkinson’s through boxing.

Fysical, a Williston gym, uses boxing to help people with Parkinson’s Disease along with creating community bonds. Rock Steady Boxing is based out of Indianapolis, with gyms across the country focused on helping those diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease fight it through this unique approach that builds community, camaraderie and coordination.

Zach Wilson of Fysical in Williston was given the nod to be head coach and has been training athletes since the Williston location opened in January.

READ THE FULL STORY COURTESY OF WPTZ’S NOAH CIERZAN HERE

 

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