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Updated: 03/13/2018 12:25:42PM

Punching out Parkinson’s

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SUN PHOTO BY LAUREN COFFEY

Brian Slack went rapidly and smoothly through the combinations of punches.

SUN PHOTO BY MONICA AMAYA

Theresa Dube gives Parkinson's disease the one-two punch. These exercises help participants improve their strength, power, agility, speed, balance and postural stability, hand-eye coordination and reaction time.

SUN PHOTO BY MONICA AMAYA

Guy Reich delivers a solid punch to boxing instructor Lee Anderson during Wednesday class.

By LAUREN COFFEY

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‘One-two-three-two-duck-two.”

The rhythmic punching echoes throughout the small exercise room at the Morgan Family Community Center in North Port. Lee Anderson faces off with Eddie Bunch, both moving in sync with Lee’s commands.

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