The research shows that exercise lowers your risk f the types of cancer;
- Colon Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Endometrial Cancer
If you’re a cancer survivor or undergoing treatment for cancer – physical activity can reduce your risk of re-occurrence or having another type of cancer.
Exercise can reduce your stress and fatigue, assist you to lose weight, increase your energy levels, boost your immune system, and improve your quality of life.
The World Health Organisation recommends you should undertake 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity aerobic exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous aerobic exercise.
Any combination of vigorous and moderate aerobic activity has been shown to be beneficial too.
In addition to aerobic exercise it is important for you to undertake at least two session of strength training per week. Strength training exercises which recruit multiply muscles are best.
Your strength training routine should assist with your balance and daily function.
The benefits of strength training include;
- Building lean muscle mass
- Building bone density to prevent osteoporosis
- Strengthening core muscles
- Increasing function for daily living
If your ready to start a structured exercise program see us today. Our team of Exercise Physiologists are specially trained to design an individual exercise program for the unique needs of your body. Inspire Fitness offer you a high level of support, so you stay of track and remain motivated.
Call our Exercise Physiology team today on 9857 3007.