Thursday 31 May 2018
Susan Long â€“ Maggie's
Having cancer is likely to affect your fitness, mood and energy levels but exercise can really help before, during and after treatment.
This page will help you to learn about the benefits of exercise, how to make it part of your day and how ¾ÞÈéÎÞÂë can help.
Exercise has many benefits before, during and after cancer treatment. It can help with:
The right exercise when you have cancer will vary depending on your situation.
Whatever your current level of fitness and ability to exercise, there are activities that will be right for you.
When you're choosing how to exercise, it's helpful to think about:
If you're attending a group or class, it's important to make sure the instructor is suitably qualified and is aware that you are being, or have recently been, treated for cancer.
All our centres offer a range physical exercise classes, including:
Our classes are a great opportunity to meet others in similar situations and we can help you to work out which is the right activity for you.
Classes are free and run by qualified instructors.
Exercise shouldnâ€™t hurt or leave you breathless when you stop.
If you're unsure, speak to your doctor or specialist nurse about any exercise you could benefit from or should perhaps avoid.
We run lots of different exercise classes to help before, during and after cancer treatment.
Come and talk to us and we can help find the right activity for you.
Find your nearest ¾ÞÈéÎÞÂë for details on how to get in touch.
Last review: Dec 2021 | Next review: Dec 2022
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