EXERCISE is a vital component of a cancer fighter’s treatment and survivorship plan. There is an abundance of evidence-based research that demonstrates the benefits of exercise in reducing the onset and recurrence of cancer. There are other benefits associated with exercise, such as reducing cancer-related fatigue and lowering the risk of lymphedema. 

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Start small ...go for short walks

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Find a partner...keep each other accountable

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Join a class...they’re great because you don’t have to think about what exercises to do. Leave the thinking to the instructor / trainer :)

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Use an app to track your progress...earning badges on apps like Fitbit and Runkeeper can keep you motivated

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Sign up for an event...Make it a goal to build up enough stamina to finish a 5K and claim that medal!

TIPS FROM A SURVIVOR...

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