Kick start Parkinson’s Awareness Month by joining a Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) exercise challenge! Choose between two different challenges below, and come join the fun of friendly competition.
Use the provided calendar tracker to keep tabs on how you’re doing throughout the challenge. Once you’ve completed your monthly challenge, submit your tracking sheet to PSBC via email (email@example.com) for a completion certificate.
Those who submit tracking sheets will be entered into a prize draw to win one of two $100 gift cards from SportChek.Tracking sheets must be submitted by Thursday, May 11 for the prize draw, which will take place on Friday, May 12.
For the month of April, every week registrants of this program will receive a set of tips via email to help keep them motivated!
Tip: Turn the challenge into a social event by connecting with family and friends to complete the challenges together, or against each other! If you are needing an individualized exercise prescription or would like to work on your physical health in a 1:1 setting, please see our Virtual Physiotherapy Service here.
Download Fillable Tracking Sheet
Challenge yourself to walk every day for the month of April! Distances walked each day can be tracked using our tracking sheet. Please choose from one of the goal categories below to get started. The walk does not have to be continuous and can be broken up throughout the day. PSBC strives to be as inclusive as possible to ensure everyone, regardless of physical ability, has a chance to participate in the fitness challenge. Therefore, there are varying degrees of difficulty reflected in the goal levels.
Medio goal: 100m per day (e.g. 1 block)
Grand goal: 1km per day (e.g. 12 blocks)
Forte goal: 5km per day (e.g. 62 blocks)
Challenge yourself to exercise for 10 consecutive days by following the videos linked below. Each day is matched with a new exercise, and the aim is to do as many repetitions of that exercise as possible on the given day. Choose from a goal level to get started, and use the provided tracking sheet to write down the number of repetitions done each day. PSBC strives to be as inclusive as possible to ensure everyone, regardless of physical ability, has a chance to participate in the fitness challenge. Therefore, there are varying degrees of difficulty reflected in the below goal levels.
Beginner goal: 20 repetitions per day
Intermediate goal: 50 repetitions per day
Advanced goal: 100 repetitions per day
To help keep you motivated, please see tips for every day of the month below, listed by week!