Posts Tagged ‘survivorship’

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 […]

How to Increase Your Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables (YES! you should)

July 6, 2019

Reprinted from Survivors’ Table By Danielle Penick We always hear about eating more produce and it’s a well known fact worth repeating, eating more fruits and vegetables helps with preventing chronic disease. But most of us are not eating enough, putting us more at risk for things like diabetes, high cholesterol, and even cancer. The […]

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 […]

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