Tagged: cancer

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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Nutrition for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Remission

According to the National Cancer Institute, by the end of 2018, “over half a million Americans will lose their lives to cancer, and more than 1.7 million men and women will be newly diagnosed with this devastating illness.” What you eat plays an important role, whether you’re trying to prevent cancer, going through treatment, or […]

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Can Exercise Provide Benefits Post-Cancer Diagnosis?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, highlighting the benefits of exercise in different stages of cancer – diagnosis, during treatment, and post-treatment recovery seemed important. This is the first in series of articles that discuss not only the benefits, but also the types of exercise deemed most appropriate. Many of you may have struggled with […]

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The Caspers’ 30 Years of Dedication to Elite and MACC Fund

The year is 1986 and Kay Yuspeh just bought her first club, the Highlander, ushering in a new wave of tennis clubs. With this new wave came new members as well, including two Brookfield natives in particular, Marilyn and Jim Casper. Over the past 30 years the Casper’s have become dedicated members of Elite as […]

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Quick Guide to Soy Products

In the United States, soy products are becoming very popular as sources of vegetable protein and they come in many different forms and tastes. One of the benefits of soybeans is the quality of the protein and the different forms it can come in. Looking in the grocery stores today we are able to see a much bigger presence […]

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Member Stories: Maria Franklin Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness […]

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It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention

If you have been following my posts over the past few months, you’ll know that what you eat matters not only for your waistline, but also when it comes to your overall health and disease prevention. But, in case you are new here, and don’t have a moment to browse through my prior posts, here’s a […]

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3 Food-Related Questions We All Need To Consider

Preventing disease and living healthy is a life-long venture. Many Americans spend most of their lives and their income finding ways to “stay healthy.” Most researchers agree that it will take some work on everyone’s part to come up with just the right factors to influence our best health picture. While these may vary slightly from person to person, […]

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