After receiving a cancer diagnosis, such as mesothelioma, breast cancer or any other type of cancer, exercise might be the furthest thing from your mind. But even most oncologists will say that exercise can be extremely beneficial before, during and after your treatment for cancer. The way in which you choose to incorporate exercise into your routine is up to you. Physicians and researchers agree that 30 minutes of exercise five times each week can help you maintain or even improve your physical fitness while undergoing treatment.
Recently Channel 4ֳ 10 Oփlock Show had a discussion about obesity and Dr Dawn Harper GP, of Embarrassing Bodies fame, came out with some startling statistics.
Recently, Michael Mosley presented a programme call Horizon: The Truth About Exercise where scientists put forward the view that all we need is three minutes of intense exercise a week.
Running is a fantastic activity to get involved in, not only is it fantastic all round physical exercise but it is also rewarding emotionally.
It has taken me until towards the end of January before I started my New Yearֳ health drive. In fairness I had cleaned up my diet after Christmas and have been eating healthily but have been a bit slow to get back to exercise three times a week. An ankle injury is now on the mend and have managed to get back into swimming in the last week and plan to return to my five aside team on Tuesday.
Taking a look at the do’s and don’ts on exercise.
Last year the 23-year-old boxer from Suffolk just missed out on a medal at the AIBA Menֳ World Championships in October, due to aggravating a long-term shoulder injury he sustained in Europe. Now, as he gets back to training and sets his sights on London 2012, we catch up with him to see how heֳ recovering.
It is the time of year of fitness fads that last till February if you are lucky. That resolution you made upon opening your over partied eyes on Jan 1st is possibly fading fast. I am going to get fit you told yourself as you stood on the scales and stared down in horror at the result.