Month: December 2011

Single Leg Drills

Friedreich’s ataxia causes lack of coordination in the arms and legs (and all muscles for that matter, such as the tongue and diaphragm, making speech and swallowing difficult for many people with FA) which effects cycling technique and can cause injury if not addressed. Good cycling technique includes keeping the knees in line with the Read More …

Team FARA Training Starts Now

I sit here exhausted in my freshly made bed. Why am I exhausted? Because I just made the bed, of course. The main symptom of Friedreich’s ataxia is energy depravation which makes all movements uncoordinated and labored. Sometimes simply making the bed is a seemingly monumental task. Over time more and more everyday things become Read More …