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Vitalize Workout MS Active Wellness

The Vitalize Workout provides an introduction to the essentials of exercise while seated in a chair. Katrina reviews how to assess your heart rate, the importance of posture, and ways to stay cool — including breathing techniques, hydration, what to wear, and how to modify workouts to fit your specific needs. The total workout is about 42 minutes and can be completed in a series of circuits, all performed while sitting in a chair. You can modify the routines or split into sections. The exercises focus on building arm, pelvic, back, leg and shoulder strength, as well as strengthening the core.

 
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Click on the pictures below to meet the Vitalize team. Each of the participants featured in the Vitalize Workout on the Fitness with Katrina DVD is living with multiple sclerosis. Get a firsthand look at how they incorporate fitness into their overall treatment and wellness regimen.

Participants

Cathy Tolk
When Cathy Tolk, a resident of Avon, Connecticut, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1996, her doctor recommended that she stay active, try to exercise and eat a balanced diet in order to stay healthy. She realized that her medication wasn't working when she began to feel as if she was submerged in cement.

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