Topic: Wellness

Should You Exercise While You Are Sick?

Should you exercise while you are sick? This seems to be a frequently asked question. Since it’s cold and flu season, you might be unfortunate to come down with an illness, but you don’t want to fall off the fitness wagon and derail all the hard work you’ve put in to this point. Let’s look […]

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Turn off the Tech: Modern Mindfulness Tips

Modern technology and daily stressors seem to pull our attention in ten different ways at once. It’s easy to get lost in a social media newsfeed, read a succession of blog articles, or get hooked on Youtube videos or Netflix episodes. What better way to avoid the temptation by eliminating it altogether! Limiting your and […]

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Take a Minute to Breathe

Breathing is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and lower stress levels. Taking a minute for some mindful breathing several times a day will help clear your mind and relax your body. Let’s explore why breathing techniques are used to relax you and improve your health.

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5 Tips to Avoid Pitfalls

Since I’ve been juggling my full plate of working full-time, school, and dog-sitting, I have had to really use my time efficiently. And really strategize to make sure my body is still taken care of. It can be simple to put proper nutrition and movement on the back burner, and I know a lot of […]

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Slow Your Roll: Be Mindful of the Present

Our lives are filled with stressors, including but not limited to work, school, family life, and finances. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and attempt to scramble to get through your seemingly endless daily to-do list. However, slowing down to “smell the roses” may be what you need to lower your stress levels and give you […]

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Creating an Effective Exercise Program Post-Cancer Treatment

You or someone you love has just completed a difficult and rocky road of cancer treatment. It’s time to get your body back on track, and give it a bit more effort, but where do you start? Read how you can create an effective exercise program post-cancer treatment.

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Continue With Exercise During Cancer Treatment

If you or someone you love is dealing with cancer, and currently undergoing cancer treatment, you might think exercise is off the table. You would be wrong. Exercise has a slew of benefits for those undergoing treatment, including reducing fatigue, keeping you social, retaining crucial muscle mass, and maintaining your stamina. So what kinds of […]

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Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Yes, You Do Need to Exercise!

In the first blog of our Cancer and Exercise series, we discussed why exercise was beneficial for survival and tolerance of treatment. In this post, we’ll be discussing what types of exercise will be beneficial, and how you can fit them in, post-diagnosis.

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