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The 8-WEEK MS Fitness Challenge



Progress Sheet

WEEK #6 BONUS CHALLENGE:  Post a quote that inspires you to keep exercising on the facebook group! It can be an author, actor, writer or any person who has said something that keeps you motivated! 


WEEK #6 AGENDA: Why Failure = Success. Range of Motion. Foot Drop & Core Focused Exercise Session. 

WEEK #6 GOALS: Perform all Exercises 2-3 times a week & write down your results! 

SAFETY TIPS: Keep a fan on you. Turn down your A/C to 68 degrees or COLD. Keep your hair off your neck. Remove any sharp corners or tables from your exercise area. Drink ice cold water between every exercise.  Make sure to continue to breathe during the exercise, continue to remind yourself not to hold your breath.

Carole M.

Our Members See Real Results!

I really like your exercise program. I know that the program changes every week and I like the variety you bring knowing that the proposed exercises can work the whole body.

Since I started (3 months) my fatigue has decreased considerably especially when I wake up: before I got up in the morning as tired as the evening even after a good night's sleep and now I do not feel so "burned" . I see the improvements even if it is the technique of small steps and it encourages me a lot. I have been to a physiotherapy clinic twice a month for 4 months and I gave up because there was no result but mostly because I felt that we had "gone around the question" with me ... Your way is really effective. As a bonus I learn more and more to understand English which makes my brain work which is very good :)  - Carole From Quebec! 


8 Week Challenge - SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 -- Laying Down the Foundation - Mobility & Balance

WEEK 2 -- Waking Up the Muscles - Foot Drop, Core, and Upper Body

WEEK 3 -- Walking Strong - Mobility & Balance

WEEK 4 -- All About That Core - Foot Drop, Core, and Upper Body

WEEK 5 -- Doubling Down - Mobility & Balance

WEEK 6 -- Perfect Form and Technique - Foot Drop, Core, and Upper Body

WEEK 7 -- Sticking with Exercise - Mobility & Balance

WEEK 8 -- Final Effort - Foot Drop, Core, and Upper Body

WEEK 9 -- Graduation!

"My mission is to change lives through strength training by providing safe and effective workouts to those living with Multiple Sclerosis all Across the World."  - David Lyons

Certified Trainers With Years of Experience Treating Multiple Sclerosis


David Lyons

Founder of MS Fitness Challenge 

Along with MS Workouts, David works with organizations such as Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Medical Fitness Network and MS Views & News to help educate and train both fitness professionals and MSers on the importance of fitness, nutrition, and mindset in battling this disease.  David's goal is to bring exercise and healthy nutrition to every person living with MS.


Jeff Gotte

Exercise Physiologist  M. Ed - BS Exercise Science  NSCA-CSCS, ACE-PT

In 2009, Jeff co-founded Practical Fitness in Austin, TX, a private personal studio specialized in strength training for busy professionals. Jeff has personally executed thousands of sessions with individuals dealing with many types of physical challenges, ranging from hip and knee replacements to lung transplants.  Jeff also oversaw Practical Fitness strength training pilot program for individuals with MS sponsored by the MS Society. 

What is



Together with the Director of Physical Therapy at Central Texas Neurology Consultants and the personal trainers at Practical Fitness Studios, our mission is to bring safe & effective online exercise to those living with Multiple Sclerosis.

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