This Fitness Toolkit is meant to support 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 firm up this key part of your Anticancer lifestyle.
People with cancer who exercise generally have a better prognosis than inactive patients.
Renowned yoga teacher Adriene Mishler has many free yoga videos on youtube, and her own youtube channel.
In a prospective study of over 8000 older adults published in JAMA Oncology, researchers Gilchrist et al found that a greater amount of sedentary time was associated with a higher risk of cancer mortality.
The US Department of Health and Human Services has created an easy-to-use fitness planner.
You often hear that sitting is the new smoking .
The American Cancer Society (ACS) issued their updated guidelines for lifestyle behaviors, particularly in the areas of diet and fitness.
Physical activity before and after breast cancer treatment appeared associated with significant reductions in recurrence and mortality rates among a cohort of patients with high-risk disease, according to study results published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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