Why It’s Important to be Physically Active
Many kinds of cancer can be prevented by eating healthy foods, being physically active and keeping a healthy body weight.
If you already have cancer, being physically active can help you live longer.
Preparing for Activity
Doing gentle exercises can often help people with cancer feel stronger, less stressed and better able to do day-to-day activities. Here are some things you should do BEFORE starting any exercises and AFTER each session.
There are many different types of exercises that can help people with cancer feel stronger, less stressed and better able to do day-to-day activities.
To make it easier for you to keep doing your exercises, choose ones that are fun and easy. It’s up to you whether you do them alone or with other people. Sometimes doing exercises with family, friends or in a group is more enjoyable.