Exercise

Raising Your Energy Level (and adding spoons!)

by Jennifer Anand January 28, 2019

Have you ever heard of the spoon theory? Look it up- it’s incredible. It’s a simplified way of telling the non-cancer world that we have limited time and energy to spend with them as even the simplest daily tasks like a shower will use up our finite number of spoons.

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How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise as a Survivor: 4 Quick and Easy Tips

by Jennifer Anand December 3, 2018

The Akron Marathon was yesterday.  As in past years, I’ve known numerous friends who have run the marathon, the half, or the relay.  I once tried to run the relay. I HATE running. Like loathe it to no end.

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Chair Yoga for All!

by Kelsey October 26, 2018

Using props in restorative yoga can provide support to our bodies as they open up.  Blocks, straps, mats, walls, exercise balls, and more are all used during classes.

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A Beginners Look At Yoga As A Young Adult Cancer Survivor

by Mallory Casperson

Into my survivorship I have been prone to some anxiety, ranging from triple checking the house before leaving to strong bouts of crying when anything death-of-an-animal/pet crosses my mind.  

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Partnering With Friends To Maintain Motivation

by Jane

According to my neurologist, migraines respond well to structure.  That means I’m supposed to keep a regular sleeping and eating schedule, and also exercise daily.  The latter is particularly unappealing on my bad days, which is why I enlisted some friends as exercise buddies.

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