Live Strong with Cancer
Strong Survivors is A free, 12 week program to help cancer patients and survivors develop an exercise routine and make good, proactive choices about nutrition.
Strong Survivors has 4 Main Goals:
- Help you learn good nutrition and physical activity
- Regular exercise under the supervision of a Cancer Exercise Specialist
- Improve your quality of life as a cancer survivor
- Have fun
Free 12 Week Program; 2 Sessions/Week
Session 1: 30-40 minutes of instruction about basic nutrition and physical activity for cancer survivors, plus 50-60 minutes of exercise under the supervision of a Cancer Exercise Specialist. You will be given an exercise prescription prior to each session that takes into account your current level of fitness, treatment issues, and any non-cancer related issues you may have. Exercises will include low to moderate intensity resistance, balance, flexibility and aerobic training.
Session 2: 60 minutes of low to moderate intensity resistance, balance, flexibility and aerobic exercise under the supervision of a Cancer Exercise Specialist.
Who is Eligible?
Any person who has experienced cancer. You can enter the program at any point following diagnosis and one “caregiver” can participate with you.
John A Logan College
Community Health Education Complex (CHEC)
Three classes are taught each year. Registration is limited.
Tonica Anderson, RN
618.457.5200 ext. 67133 email@example.com
Dr. Phil Anton, Southern Illinois University