Week Five Although you are never the same after Breast Cancer, we have many clients who have gone on to living incredibly healthy, fit, rich and adventurous lives post Breast Cancer – and some are actually in even better shape now because they’ve ...

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Muscle Strength and Endurance

Week Five

Although you are never the same after Breast Cancer, we have many clients who have gone on to living incredibly healthy, fit, rich and adventurous lives post Breast Cancer – and some are actually in even better shape now because they’ve taken a very active role in their overall health and well being.

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Muscle Strength and Endurance

Week Four

A Breast Cancer diagnosis can completely blind-side a woman and shock her family and friends. While navigating various treatment options and making decisions on the best approach for her case, the days and weeks can fly by and exercise can often become a low priority. However, even just walking post-surgery and during treatment can provide both physical and emotional benefits.

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Mobility and Flexibility

Week 3

The last few weeks we have discussed how exercise lowers your risk for developing Breast Cancer and how a healthy and fit lifestyle also positively impacts your treatment and recovery from Breast Cancer. Last week we reviewed cardio tips and today, we’ll focus on mobility and flexibility.

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Prevention

Week Two

Last week, we discussed the importance of exer cise and overall health to lowering your risk for developing Breast Cancer. We probably all know women who were avid exercisers but were diagnosed with Breast Cancer so although an active lifestyle can’t completely prevent Breast Cancer, the evidence does suggest that the incidence is lower in women who exercise. If you do find yourself being diagnosed with Breast Cancer, it’s important to discuss your condition with your medical professional and how exercise will impact your health through treatment.

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Prevention

Week 1

We are approaching Breast Cance r Awareness Month and we’re one month away from the Girlfriends Run, a local 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Run/Walk that supports local Breast Cancer organizations including Pink Lemonade Project and the Jaime Miller Cancer Compassion Fund. This is a great opportunity to discuss how exercise impacts the prevention and treatment of Breast Cancer. Over the next number of weeks, we will review prevention tactics as well as post-treatment cardio, muscle and flexibility suggestions.

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