A Comprehensive Exercise Program for Multiple Sclerosis

MS Workouts uses a slow-motion science-based method that is safe on your joints and delivers a powerful neuromuscular engagement because the movements are 100% muscle-led; there is no momentum involved.  We complement your exercises with stretch & yoga sessions for a total body workout aimed at alleviating your MS symptoms.

Helping you improve your MS symptoms since 2017

"Walking Better...Even My Neurologist Noticed"

MSers getting real results

JACQUELINE  MEMBER SINCE APRIL 2018

 

"Through MS Workouts' expertise, I have strengthened and improved every muscle in my body - even those which neurologically fatigue faster than others! I rarely have spastic or tight quadriceps. I am walking better (my neurologist even noticed this!!) I am able to walk up and down stairs way better and my balance is much improved.  

 

"The online members-only group is a fantastic, positive group that keeps you motivated."

Read more success stories...!

Alleviate your symptoms

Strength training classes  

Standing Class | Wheelchair & Seated Class

When properly performed, strength training can provide significant functional benefits and improvement in overall health and well-being.  What strength training is doing for those living with MS is reversing atrophy directly (or indirectly) caused by functional inactivity in one's lifestyle due to symptoms/lesions. 

 

By performing our weekly-updated classes 2 to 3 times a week, you will increase your strength and reduce symptoms like poor balance, poor mobility, foot drop, spasticity, and fatigue.

Weekly Exercise Plan

Every Sunday you will receive brand new full-body exercise & stretch sessions designed to increase your mobility, improve foot drop & reduce fatigue

Progress Journal Tool

The exclusive Online Progress Journal allows you to measure your results for each exercise and compare them to previous ones

Live Group Consultations

Every Tuesday, your certified trainer, Jeff Gotte, M. ED, hosts a live group consultation where you can ask questions and learn new tips about the weekly workouts

Live Yoga Sessions

Join your fellow members performing live weekly therapeutic yoga sessions.  We offer two classes: gentle & chair yoga.

How it works

  1.  Become a member and complete the New Member Orientation

  2.  Perform weekly full-body exercise & stretch classes

  3.  Record your results into your Online Progress Journal

  4.  Attend weekly live consultations with your trainer to get your questions answered

  5.  Complement your routine with therapeutic yoga for your active-rest days

  6.  Progressively strengthen your muscles by upgrading the resistance band

Offering flexible payment plans

Choose the plan that works best for you

1-Month

$30/ month

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

3-Month (15% OFF)

$25.32/ month

Billed $76 every 3 months

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

12-Month (20% OFF)

$23.91/ month

Billed $287 every 12 months

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

Subscriptions automatically renew after each payment cycle.  Cancel anytime.  If you live outside of the Continental United States, there is a $15.00 international shipping & handling fee to send your starter kit (band(s) & booklet).

Try MS Workouts for free right now

Strength training improves fatigue, mobility, & foot drop

MS Research supports the benefits of strength training

MS JOURNAL OF CARE  "STRENGTH TRAINING IMPROVES GAIT"

 

In 2019, the International Journal of MS Care published a study that showed strength training improves gait in people living with Multiple Sclerosis.  Many studies report significant between-group & within-group strength improvements and changes, including improvements in gait speed and endurance.

The only MS-specific strength training program developed by

physical therapists, exercise physiologists 

nurses, & MS champions

Jeff Gotte, M. Ed

Exercise Physiologist and Co-Founder of Practical Fitness Exercise Studios

Tina Warring, MPT Director - PT

Director of Physical Therapy at Central Texas Neurology Consultants

David Lyons

Diagnosed with MS in 2006 and Co-founder of the MSFC

Lori Mayer, DNP, APRN, NP-C, MSN, RN, MSCN

MS Research Specialist

Michelle Silva

Certified Yoga Teacher Specialized in Therapeutic Yoga

With 100+ years of combined experience, your team has worked with thousands of individuals living with MS

"helped me stay upright and mobile"

"MS Workouts has helped me stay upright and mobile by giving me the tools and the ability to strengthen my muscles through the slow pace strength training video exercises they provide.  Thank you guys for being there for us all."

TERRIE   

MEMBER SINCE FEB 2019   

"THIS WORKS, 100%"

"I can't emphasize enough that this will work for you.  I'm 37 years old and I also had a stroke AND THIS WORKS, 100%.  I'm just out of therapy, and this is a great replacement to add into your routine."

 

NICOLE   

MEMBER SINCE JULY 2018   

"staff is stellar and super responsive"

"Finding MS Workouts was a godsend.  Their knowledgeable, companionate staff allowed me to remain in my own home, conduct my session on my schedule, and pause as needed.  Your staff is stellar and super responsive to any questions I may have.  Love you guys!"

RENEÉ   

MEMBER SINCE MAR 2019   

Become a member and start exercising immediately

Therapeutic yoga for MS

Perform yoga between your workout days

Standing Session | Seated Session

Our yoga sessions are recorded live on Tuesdays and then uploaded to the membership website where it can be accessed any time that is convenient for you during the week.

 

"Yoga is for everyone.  Yoga has the power to heal on physical, mental and spiritual levels.  Yoga centers us at the core of our being physically, mentally and energetically.  I hope to empower people not only through physical practice, but through mental and spiritual practice as well." - Michelle Silva, Yoga Instructor

MS Workouts catalogue:

100+ exercise/stretch videos

WEAK CORE SERIES

Strengthen core

 

The Weak Core I & II Series targets all of the muscles in your core allowing for greater stability

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INDIVIDUAL EXERCISES

Customize your routine

 

Add exercises to your workout routine to put extra attention towards your weakest areas

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CHALLENGES

Challenge yourself

 

Don't limit your challenge, challenge your limits!  Our Challenges are 4-12 week programs, often designed around specific symptoms

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WEEKLY UPDATED YOGA

Focus on body & mind

 

Join Michelle Silva every week as she guides you through 2 different yoga sessions, standing & seated

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WEEKLY UPDATED CLASSES

Increase body strength

 

The weekly updated classes comprehensively improve the lower body, core, and upper body

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STRETCH ROUTINES

Relieve tightness

 

Stretch daily so as to add flexibility, decrease spasticity, relieve pain, and increase blood flow to muscle tissue

Learn more >

FOOT DROP SERIES

Combat foot drop

 

Increasing strength to the muscles that contribute to foot drop can allow the foot to lift higher and for longer so you can walk better

Learn more >

MOBILITY SERIES

Improve walking ability

 

The Mobility & Mobility (lite) Series strengthens your entire lower body giving you better balance and coordination

Learn more >

Free start up kit when you join

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Theraband  +  Getting Started Booklet

"My foot drop has improved"

Real people, real results

DENISE  MEMBER SINCE JUNE 2019

 

"Since following the program 2-3 times per week for 6 months my foot drop has improved to the point that I only wear my AFO for long-distance/tough terrain walking.  I'm stronger and have more endurance for activities like taking my grandsons to the park.

"The Facebook Group is such a bonus.  Having MS can be isolating.  Having others 'there' to listen, relate and encourage is such a blessing."

Read more success stories...!

Frequently asked questions

How is MS Workouts going to help me walk better?


With strength training, the goal is to target the atrophied muscles around the lesions. Poor mobility can be caused by weak hip flexors, quadriceps, posterior chain, and/or foot drop. When you apply consistent and effort-led exercise to these muscle groups you will prompt the body to increase the muscular strength of them. This leads to having more control over your lower body. Strengh training will not cure foot drop, but it can increase the capacity to lift the foot and flex the ankle which could mean you're not tripping as much (or at all). Having a stronger lower body can mean you're not having to think as much (or at all) about every step you take, you can walk or stand more fluidly and fatigue less quickly. You will have more functionality and control over your balance and coordination.




Where do I begin once I become a member?


After you're signed up, we will send your starter kit in the mail, as well as your login information for your Online Progress Journal. To make getting started as guided as possible, we have created the New Member Orientation. It is a 4-week exercise & education course that will allow you to start exercising immediately (even before your starter kit comes in the mail). It teaches you everything you need to know when it comes to strength training with MS and will get you ready for the programming and many features that MS Workouts offers. The more you learn from this course the better you will be at maximizing your results during our weekly-updated exercise classes!




Do you have exercises for those who use a wheelchair?


Yes! MS Workouts meets you where you are at. We have a weekly-updated exercise class that targets the entire body from a seated position. If you are planning on exercising from your wheelchair, we will send you an extra theraband and carabiners so you can anchor the therabands through the wheels to create resistance.




Do you have exercises for those who use a walker?


Yes! Some members who use a walker choose to use the Standing Exercise Class and others choose to use the Seated Exercise Class. You can choose which one works best for your level of mobility and comfortability.




I am scared that I won't be able to do any of these exercises.


Our program accomodates the entire spectrum of MS. You will do fine as long as you show up to each session and bring your effort! Strength training is always hardest and most daunting in the beginning, because you and your body are not used to it. Don't trick yourself into thinking it's too much for you to handle. We have helped tens of thousands of people obtain life-changing results. Now it's your turn.




It's difficult for me to stay motivated towards exercise!


And you're not alone! It takes effort to make exercise a regular part of your routine, especially when just starting out. We have several ways of helping you stay accountable towards exercise, including our friendly members-only Facebook community where you can workout alongside other members who are supporting, inspiring, and motivating each other.




How often and for how long should I exercise each week?


With strength training, your sessions are short and you don't have do them that often. We recommend working out 2-3x a week, with at least one day of active-rest in between. Each class is around 30 minutes long (with rest periods between each exercise). We also encourage you to perform our static stretch routines after each class (you will love them)!




I don't have Multiple Sclerosis, but I need to gain strength!


Strength training benefits others conditions too. MS Workouts is an excellent recovery tool not just for MS, but literally anyone and everyone, especially those who suffer from a chronic health issue. Currently, there are scores of non-MS members taking full advantage of the exercise program who have illnesses such as Parkinson's, Type 2 Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Stroke, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Heart Disease, and COPD.




Can I try this for free before I join the membership?


Sure! Start the 7-Day Strength Camp! You can think of it as a free trial to MS Workouts. In it are seven classes that will guide you through the process of getting results from strength training with MS, and afterwards you can keep the full-body exercise sequence and use it forever. Click Here to Start the Strength Camp Now





Take the fight to the muscles

Offering flexible payment plans

Choose the plan that works best for you

1-Month

$30/ month

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

3-Month (15% OFF)

$25.32/ month

Billed $76 every 3 months

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

12-Month (20% OFF)

$23.91/ month

Billed $287 every 12 months

Standing Class

Wheelchair & Seated Class

Symptom-Specific Series

Challenges (workout series)

Stretch Sessions

Therapeutic Yoga Sessions

Online Progress Journal

Closed Facebook Group

Live Consultations with Trainer

Direct Support (email & phone)

Getting Started Booklet

Yellow CLX Multi-Loop Band

Subscriptions automatically renew after each payment cycle.  Cancel anytime.  If you live outside of the Continental United States, there is a $15.00 international shipping & handling fee to send your starter kit (band(s) & booklet).

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We are a team of passionate physical therapists, personal trainers, nurses and videographers who have worked together to create the world's first at-home online exercise program developed exclusively for people living with MS who seek to strengthen their body to manage their symptoms. 

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512 993 7037

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11675 Jollyville Road - Suite 151

Austin, TX, 78759

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