A Guide to Improving Your Cancer Recovery with Exercise
Exercise can be a crucial part of your self-care plans. Let author, athlete, and 6.5-year ovarian cancer survivor, Nancy S. Brennan be your guide as you aim for a complete recovery from cancer.
- If you are in cancer treatment, you may have questions about how much exercise to do and why to do it. Here are self-directed, flexible, and easy plans you can use.
- If you were athletic before cancer, you may want to do more exercise than you should do with your current health status and side effects. Learn about the great value in adjusting your activities.
- If you don’t usually do much exercise and you don’t feel well because of treatment, how can your start exercising to gain its benefits? This guide can help you succeed with practical tips, encouragement, and an effective starting plan.
- If you are a cancer survivor of several years, it’s not too late to start benefiting from exercise for your long-term health re: your cancer status.
Let this book take the guesswork out of your exercise plans.
Being physically active is so important to your cancer recovery that in 2010 the American College of Sports Medicine presented results of a large, authoritative study to the annual meeting of oncologists in the United States, and said to tell cancer patients: avoid inactivity.
If you want to do everything that you can to recover from cancer, you need to make the right levels of physical activity part of your commitment to yourself.
Start today. Start here. Get active against cancer.
Read Active Against Cancer to learn:
- Ten medically agreed upon reasons why exercise helps to fight cancer.
- How to talk with your medical team about your exercise goals and concerns
- Simple, adaptable exercise plans for beginners and athletes and in-between for during cancer treatment or afterwards.
- Basic information about special, exercise-related medical concerns for cancer patients.
- How to enjoy a long-term exercise plan that works for your health.
- Mind-body techniques that you can combine with physical activity and healing goals.
You can also read inspiring profiles of ten cancer survivors who used exercise to advantage. These survivors have a variety of ages, with different cancers and prognoses. A commitment to exercise is what they each shared.