TRADITIONAL Training PROGRAM

The Experts Behind the Study

David Lyons, BS, CPT

  • National Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Creator and Owner of OptimalBody Personal Fitness
  • Founder of MS Fitness Challenge
  • MedFit Advisory Board Member and Program Author (Multiple Sclerosis Fitness Specialist)
CAROLANN

CarolAnn, MS, NCPT, CPT, CN

  • Master Trainer/Lead Instructor: Club Pilates
  • Education Director: FiTOUR
  • ProTrainer: Barre Above
  • MedFit: Advisory Board Member and Program Author (Multiple Sclerosis Fitness Specialist)

                                               FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO GET STARTED

   1.  Review the MS Traditional Resistance Program Instructions and Log Sheet.
  2.  Review the Assessments Overview and Log Sheet.
  3.  Watch the ASSESSMENT video, read the written instructions, and document your initial assessment on the Assessments Overview and Log Sheet.
  4.  Watch the *HOW TO USE THE PROGRAM* informational video BEFORE you begin the program.
  5.  Exercise Program: Each day, you will perform a 20-30-minute exercise routine that focuses on a different body section.

  *   Day 1=Upper Body
  *   Day 2=Lower Body
  *   Day 3=Core
  *   Day 4=Rest Day
  *   Days 1-4 = 1 Cycle

  1.  At the end of 10 Cycles, you will perform an assessment to track progress. Document the results on the “Assessments Overview and Log Sheet”. Refer to the “MS Traditional Resistance Program Instructions and Log Sheet” for specific dates of when to perform the assessments.
  2.  Perform 3 sets of 10 Cycles totaling 30 cycles.
  3.  To Start the Program

  *   Click the Upper Body Workout-Day 1
  *   Click the Lower Body Workout-Day 2
  *   Click the Core/Ab Workout-Day 3
  *   Rest-Day 4
  *   Continue to rotate through until you complete 10 cycles.

  1.  After you complete 10 cycles, you will perform the 2nd self-assessment. Document the results on the Assessments Overview and Log Sheet.
  2.  Repeat 10 more cycles.
  3.  Perform the 3rd self-assessment. Document the results on the Assessments Overview and Log Sheet.
  4.  Repeat the final 10 cycles.
  5.  After completion, do the final self-assessment. Document the results on the Assessments Overview and Log Sheet.
  6.  You are now finished with the program. You will be notified of your next steps.

Upper Body Workout

Lower Body Workout

Research Study Team Leader: Dee Warmath, Ph.D. Associate Professor

This Research Study is funded by The Regional Access Project Foundation (RAP) Inc.