Previous Get Moving Articles - 2021
During the holiday season, the already challenging endeavor of making time for fitness becomes even more difficult. From Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year’s, it is very easy to overindulge in holiday goodies and neglect your fitness goals.
Doing the minimum amount of recommended exercise per week, 2.5 hours, both before and after being diagnosed with breast cancer with a high risk of recurrence is linked to better survival and a lower risk of recurrence.
Early detection of cancer and its effective management have considerably improved. However, cancer and its treatment have physical, psycho-physical, and psychological adverse effects.
Sometimes it’s easier for caregivers to put their own health on the back burner while they’re providing care for someone else. Yet it’s incredibly important to put time and effort into taking care of yourself.
Even if you have asthma, you shouldn’t avoid exercise all together. Regular physical activity is essential for managing health and improving & reducing the risk of chronic disease.
The side effects of treatment may leave you feeling low in energy, but the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) stress the importance of moderate activity during cancer treatment.
Being physically active is a major step toward heart health by strengthening the heart, keeping your weight under control and warding off the artery damage from high cholesterol, high blood sugar and blood pressure that can lead to heart attack or stroke.