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Shaping Exercise Into Something That’s Anything but Routine

By on June 12th, 2013 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

Movement is medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states. – Carol Welch

First, a confession: I’m an exercise addict. “Just do it?” Well, I’ve done it AND loved it: running, tennis, biking, skiing, yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and boot camp workouts. I cherish the memory of feeling fit and running 6 miles on a beautiful sunny morning the day before my …

Chemotherapy and Exercise

By on February 1st, 2012 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters, News, Treatment & Side Effects

When you go through chemotherapy, in addition to the preoccupation of whether or not it will effectively destroy the cancer cells, you may be concerned about how to retain your physical fitness during treatment.

If you are an endorphin junkie like I am, you’ll find that keeping up with an exercise program during chemotherapy, if you are physically able to, is a good way to …

Who Exercises? Breastcancer.org Visitors Do!

By on January 5th, 2012 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

Breastcancer.org is getting ready to launch a section on exercise, and we want to thank everyone who completed our survey on the topic for your help in making it happen.

The results were amazing — 70% of you exercise regularly and 23% exercise sometimes. So a whopping 93% of people who filled out the survey do exercise, which is tremendous! You’re reaping the benefits of …

The Shock of a Cancer Diagnosis

By on November 10th, 2011 Categories: The Breast Cancer Journey

There are a lot of life events that you never forget and that become a sort of ‘rite of passage,’ after which you feel a little wiser and more street savvy. For me, those events included graduating college, obtaining my law degree, moving to New York City, meeting my best friend and then marrying him, moving to the country, raising children.

I never thought that …

Exercising Safely: How to Find a Qualified Personal Trainer

By on September 14th, 2011 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

Welcome to blog #2 on exercising safely after breast cancer treatment. In this blog I will talk about what makes a qualified personal trainer and how to find one in your area.

We all know that the topic of exercise for breast cancer survivors is a hot, hot topic. And I first want to thank all of you who chimed in on my first blog …

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