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Are you looking for a safe, supervised lifestyle-based way to improve your health and fitness, control your weight, decrease stress and reduce factors that lead to diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, breast and colon cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases? You just found it.

Synergy Cancer Survivor Fitness Program

fitness for cancer survivors

Facts About Cancer

  • 1 out of every 2 men and 1 out of every 3 women will develop cancer in their lifetime
  • Side-effects of cancer treatment can limit the ability to exercise
  • Cancer survivors often have decreased physical function and performance
  • Physical activity can help decrease some side effects of treatment such as fatigue and depression
  • Exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrence and improve survival
  • Maintaining a healthy weight decreases cancer risk
  • Survivors are advised to avoid inactivity

American Cancer Society recommendations for cancer survivors

  • At least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity each week
  • 2 strength training sessions each week
  • Achieve and maintain a healthy weight

The American College of Sports Medicine has concluded that exercise is safe in adult cancer survivors both during and after treatment for all types of cancers.

The Synergy Cancer Survivor Fitness Program

fitness program for cancer survivors

  • Individualized program based on your doctor’s recommendations
  • Strength training program with gradual increase in intensity
  • Customized cardio-aerobic program with focus on gradual increase in frequency and duration
  • Personalized flexibility program based on physician recommended restrictions
  • Exercises are modified based on your needs and symptoms
  • All exercise sessions supervised by certified fitness professionals to ensure safety
  • Individualized progression of intensity
  • Dyal can communicate with you doctor about your program and progress
  • Up to 1 hour exercise sessions based on your exercise tolerance
  • Medical oversight for safety
  • Weight management program available to help you achieve a healthy weight and diet
  • Regular re-assessment to track your progress

Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Survivors

fitness for cancer survivors

  • Decreased risk of recurrence
  • Improved survival
  • Improved muscle strength
  • Improved bone health
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improve balance
  • Decrease risk of fall
  • Improve function
  • Lowers risk of anxiety and depression
  • Decreases fatigue
  • Decreases nausea
  • Decrease risk of heart disease