6 Types of Exercise You Could Try with Breast Cancer

Everyone should participate in a regular amount of exercise weekly. But sometimes there’s little motivation in it, especially after being diagnosed with breast cancer and initiating cancer treatments that may include medication, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. Breast cancer treatments can wear you out, make you tired and ill, and not in the mood for exercising. But it’s really important that you fight against those feelings. Even small amounts of physical activity can be big steps toward your recovery.

Here’s a list of six simple and moderate intensity physical activities and exercises you could try during and after your treatment. (source: Breast Cancer Care website)

 

1. Brisk walking: Even though brisk walking looks easy and basic, this is a great exercise if done properly. Make sure you have the correct posture while doing it and your results will improve.

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