As you may be aware, exercise is great for not only our physical health but our mental health as well. With most of us at home and staying safe, I wanted to introduce (or re-introduce) some fantastic resources that are available to us all.
If you have found something that works well for you, pop it in the comments below. Let's share some ideas for incorporating exercise into our lives. Whether you're trying something new or starting fresh, having a variety of avenues for exercise can help keeping things interesting.
Note: Physical activity is generally safe. By starting a physical activity program, you are likely to
experience many benefits.
Stop being physically active and promptly notify your doctor if you experience any of the
A great place to start is Cancer Council's exercise and cancer website: https://www.cancercouncil.com.au/get-support/exercise-and-cancer/
If you scroll to the bottom of the page, you will find a range of simple exercise videos to get you started and feeling comfortable with techniques.
Exercise Right have also put together some fantastic videos to try at home (click to see): https://exerciseright.com.au/homeworkouts/
We also did a webinar specifically around exercise and cancer, which you can view by clicking here:
The American College of Sports Medicine has compiled a fantastic one-pager about the Effects of Exercise on Health-Related Outcomes in Those with Cancer.
If you have any tips or tricks that you have found helpful in incorporating exercise into your day, please share them here,
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