Get Motivated To Move!

This Fitness Toolkit supports the information and guidance you receive in the Fitness Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. By showing you the evidence for the connection between fitness and health, and providing some tools you need to develop a regular fitness routine, the resources on this page will help you stay engaged with this essential part of your Anticancer lifestyle.


Fit After 50: Adding Days to Your Life & Life to Your Days

Growing older is inevitable, but how we age is largely within our control. Discover the secrets to combating age-related decline by harnessing the rejuvenating power of movement.

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Even 4,000 Steps A Day Can Have Big Health Benefits

From the New York Times, August 9, 2023: Even 4,000 steps a day can have big health benefits–but the more you walk, the better off you’ll be.

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Short Bursts of Physical Activity May Reduce Cancer Risk

People who do 4 to 5 minutes of vigorous physical activity daily can reduce their cancer risk by up to 32%, a new study published in JAMA Oncology says.

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Physical activity significantly reduces mortality risk for testicular cancer survivors

During long-term survivorship after testicular cancer treatment, regular and maintained physical activity was associated with an overall mortality risk reduction of at least 50%. Read more here.

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Exercise Can Help Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Exercise can suppress signaling within breast cancer cells, which can reduce tumor growth and even kill the cancerous cells, according to a team of Texas A&M researchers from the School of Veter…

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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Levels May Influence Cancer Risk in Men

A prospective study done in Sweden suggests that higher cardiorespiratory fitness is linked to lower risk of death from colon, lung, and prostate cancers.

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