Exercise in cancer survivorship
Exercise for cancer survivors has been proven to be beneficial during the recovery process, by improving cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, body composition, fatigue, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, happiness and quality of life.
Given the overwhelming evidence, it is clear that being physically active is essential to live healthily.
It's been medically proven that people who engage in regular physical activity enjoy benefits such as: lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer, early death, osteoarthritis, hip fracture, depression and dementia.
NHS Choices (n.d.). Benefits of exercise. Retrieved from http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/whybeactive.aspx