Welcome guest blogger Carol Michaels, founder and creator of Recovery Fitness®, an exercise program designed to help cancer patients recover from surgery and treatments. In her blog Carol discusses the importance of exercise in the breast cancer recovery process. Take it away Carol!
When some people hear the word exercise, they immediately think about gym class exercise or boot camp. The exercises that I will discuss are gentle, fun and effective. They are not high intensity. Exercise might be the last thing on your mind after a cancer diagnosis. A good fitness program will help you build up your strength, improve your mood and will help your recovery.
Just to give you some background on myself-I am a cancer exercise specialist. Cancer has been a part of my life for 30 years. This disease has affected my family and friends. And because of that, I was motivated to develop an exercise program to help them. I have worked with hundreds of cancer survivors helping them improve their quality of life through their participation in my Recovery Fitness cancer exercise program which helps cancer survivors feel better physically and mentally. (more…)