Anti-Cancer benefits of Frequent, Moderate Exercise

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“The main reason why I exercise now is because I got in the habit of going to the gym. My daily trip to the gym is just that- it’s a part of my day. It’s a habit…

According to the PeopleBeatingCancer Board Member who is the Marketing Chair, the first law of marketing is to address the question “what’s in it for me?’ If you are a cancer survivor, frequent moderate exercise reduces your risk of relapse.  Further, if you are over 40 and want to keep your brain healthy, if you want to reduce your risk of diseases like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s, you must frequently (4-6 x per week), moderately (brisk walk, gardening) exercise.

But don’t take my word for it. Sure, I’ve managed to remain cancer-free from my incurable cancer since ’99 but  am only one case. I am anecdotal evidence. Read the studies linked and excerpted below.

Ed. Note- I placed an image of a cup of coffee on this post because not only does my daily coffee help get me to my daily exercise but coffee actually makes me a bit stronger. I can do more reps, more weight, etc.

For more information about non-conventional, non-toxic, evidence-based therapies to fight your cancer, scroll down the page post a question and I will reply ASAP.

thank you,

David Emerson

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

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Does Exercise Help Keep Our Brains Young?

“Physical fitness may be critical for maintaining a relatively youthful and nimble brain as we age, according to a new study of brain activation patterns in older people…

The upshot of the findings, he said, is that daily mild exercise such as walking and mild jogging may affect the way the brain works, so that an older person’s brain “acts like a younger brain.””

Frequent Moderate Exercise is the key to Surviving Cancer

For any activity –that mainly included walking, gardening and housework – the optimal frequency was 4-6 times per week (compared with rarely/never) which was associated with a slightly greater 17-25% reduction in the risk of vascular outcomes in this population…”

The key to your anti-cancer exercise program is “habit.”

“The articles below may help. The main reason why I exercise now is because I got in the habit of going to the gym. My daily trip to the gym is just that- it’s a part of my day. It’s a habit. I have gotten to the point in my life where I get anxious if I don’t go to the gym….”

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