You may have already “met” Mariana (our friend and 6-year veteran Theracycle rider) who shared her own Theracycle Story in a prior post….
Since it’s been something that she really enjoys and gets great benefits from – Mariana’s written the article below “The Joys of Weight Lifting— Despite M.S.”
If you’re someone with mobility challenges who’s considering adding weight training to your exercise routine, you’ll find Mariana’s article a helpful primer in what to look for.
Since she’s “been there, done that” – her article provides some “tricks of the trade” and personal insights on exercises and equipment that have worked for her.
I think you’ll agree with me that Mariana’s words are both instructive and inspiring!
One of the key components of the new Theracycle Blog is the inclusion and contribution of personal stories and advice from individuals who live with mobility issues and whom we know and respect. We’re calling these posts “Theracycle Stories”
Our first contribution for Theracycle Stories is from our friend Mariana from northern New England, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis several years ago. While MS might slow others down, Mariana’s a spirited and tireless advocate for regular and vigorous exercise as something that’s helped her “feel more alive.”
Mariana’s writing up another article for The Theracycle Blog on her other favorite exercise passion: Weight Lifting. Stay tuned.
Here’s Mariana’s story…