Posts Tagged ‘physical activity’

How Much and What Kind of Exercise is Needed for a Cancer Survivor

February 5, 2020

For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there’s growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed? A recent review of research, conducted by an international group of experts led by the University of British Columbia, has resulted in the development of new […]

Effects of Exercise on Health-Related Outcomes in Those with Cancer

January 23, 2020

In October 2019, three papers were published following an International Multidisciplinary Roundtable hosted by ACSM. One of those papers, a consensus statement, listed specific exercise recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. This infographic outlines the effects of exercise on health-related outcomes in those with cancer. The chart features evidence-based physical activity recommendations and the associated […]

Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions

October 18, 2019

Reprinted from ACSM Newsroom Oct 16, 2019 Individualized exercise Rx can improve survival and side effects, lower risks (Indianapolis, IN) – New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing […]

Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine

May 31, 2019

Reprinted from MAYO CLINC-Healthy Lifestyle Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine Fitness training balances five elements of good health. Make sure your routine includes aerobic fitness, strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. By Mayo Clinic Staff Related information Strength training: How-to video collection Slide show: Exercises to improve your core […]

Too Busy For Your Regular Workout?

December 20, 2018

Reprinted from:  MD Anderson Cancer Center Holiday exercise: No Gym Required BY Laura Nathan-Garner Exercising won’t just help your body burn those extra holiday calories before they turn into extra body fat. It also helps curb stress, lower blood pressure and improve your mood, so you can actually enjoy the holidays. Forget the excuses for not […]

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