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The 8-WEEK MS Fitness Challenge



Progress Sheet

WEEK #7 BONUS CHALLENGE: Make a post answering this question: Who are you exercising for? Is it for yourself or for someone else who motivates you 


WEEK #7 AGENDA: Focusing on Form and Technique. Last exercise class designed for Mobility. 

WEEK #7 GOALS: This will be the last time you will be performing many of these exercises. Eat quality nutrients, get plenty of high-quality sleep and try to focus on getting the best times for each! Perform all the exercises 2-3 times this week and record 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.


Her Experience in Our Studios!

Olivia started training at our studios in Austin, TX back in 2016. When we first met her she told us that she was diagnosed with MS and that she wanted to have more strength and energy to live her life. We took on the challenge and put her through the steady-pace technique. Almost two years later Olivia is still with us - still performing the technique in our studios. In fact - she recently filmed a few exercise videos with us that will soon be available for our members! 


"Now that I've adapted to the technique (steady-pace) I feel transformed. I feel like a different person. I have so much energy. I feel like I can go out and do the things I want to do. I'm so much more spontaneous. My husband and I go to the movies, we go out of town and just doing all these things we didn't get to do for a year and a half when I was feeling really, really sick. So it really has changed everything."





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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