This article examines the interconnectedness of cancer and obesity, and how health and exercise professionals can play a key role in helping clients make lasting lifestyle changes that reduce their risk of cancer. Also included are six recommendations that can help guide your programming for clients who have received a cancer diagnosis.Read More
Hearing the words, you have cancer, forces someone to pivot in a way that is not unlike what most of us have had to do this year. Here are six lessons learned from cancer survivors that can help us strengthen our resilience muscles when life turns upside down.Read More
Cancer and its treatments can take a severe toll on the body, leaving people fatigued and unmotivated to continue their exercise programs. This, in turn, often leads to weight gain and a loss of both fitness and lean muscle mass. As a health and exercise professional, learn how you can help survivors maintain lean muscle mass and a healthy weight in their fight against cancer.Read More
What happens when the lines between health, wellness and fitness become blurred and your client, who is in the best shape of his or her adult life, is suddenly diagnosed with cancer? Learn how you can optimally support your client during this challenging time, from diagnosis and treatment through recovery, and how exercise can help your client every step of the way.Read More
As a health and exercise professional, you are on the front lines for the cancer survivor population. This article covers basic recommendations for working with cancer survivors and the research supporting the benefits of exercise for prevention, pre-habilitation and treatment, and describes a framework for assessing clients and creating programs that address their individual needs.Read More
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