PD Gladiators in the News

The following are stories appearing in the media featuring PD Gladiators and the independent programs in the PD Gladiators Metro Atlanta Fitness Network. To learn more about these programs or to sign up, please click “Metro Atlanta Fitness Network” on the navigation bar above or call (770) 450-0792.

Parkinson’s on the ROPES: Exercise programs incorporating boxing skills may help manage symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Here’s how they work.” Laliberte, Richard; Neurology Now: October/November 2017 – Volume 13 – Issue 5 – p 38–41

“Dance and Boxing Slows Parkinson’s Disease Progress”: Find out how boxing and dance help people living with Parkinson’s Disease thrive through the no-holds-barred work out through PD Gladiators in this episode of Life Plus, which aired on AIB-TV, September 28, 2017


“YMCA gets Parkinson’s grant for free memberships, more classes by Laura Berrios, Atlanta Journal Constitution (April 29, 2017)

“Parkinson’s on the Ropes” More Than Motion (Issue I, 2017) by Brigid Galloway

“How a local boxing gym is helping seniors punch out Parkinson’s” USA Today, (November 18, 2016)[you may need to cut and paste the link to get the video: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/humankind/2016/11/18/how-local-boxing-gym-helping-seniors-punch-out-parkinsons/94025634]

85-year old Georgia grandmother battles Parkinson’s with boxing” by Beth Galvin, FOX 5 TV Atlanta [with video]

Boxing allows Parkinson’s patients to punch back against diseaseby Laura Berrios, Atlanta Journal Constitution (October 16, 2016)

Symposium Panelists to Parkinson’s Disease Patients: Exercise Various Options to Fight Backby John Tabellione, Metro Atlanta CEO (October 13, 2016)

Studio Forsyth: YMCA Parkinson’s classby Kayla Robins, Forsyth County News (2015)

Health Connect South Interview with CEOs of National Parkinson Foundation and PD Gladiators (February 18, 2015)

Fighting Parkinson’s Disease: BoxingWSB-TV Atlanta (January 19, 2015)

Parkinson’s Gladiators” by Beth Galvin, FOX-5 TV Atlanta (December 10, 2014)

“TKO for Parkinson’s: PD Gladiators and the American Parkinson Disease Association on Eugeria! Radio!” (August 6, 2014)

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