MS Fitness Challenge Podcast

The Polar Express, Gary Pinder

Episode Summary

During the cold winter months, when most people move indoors to escape below-freezing temperatures, Gary Pinder heads outdoors into these frigid temperatures to seize his peak season of training. Gary has had MS for 26 years. He exercises regularly, including playing indoor soccer weekly. With his understanding of his heat sensitivity, Gary utilizes the cold winter tempters, to build up his strength, and endurance by running long distances. Gary has written for many MS publications about his journey and shares his strategies to remain empowered and active while living with MS. Gary was born in England and moved to the United States for college and then graduate school and met his wife along the way. Gary and his wife have two, now adult children, and currently live in Annapolis, Maryland.

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