The Benefits

The list below identifies the many benefits of physical activity. So, you really CanExercise and will certainly reap the rewards!

Exercise can help to maintain…

  • Independence
  • Physical fitness
  • Quality of life
  • Ideal body weight/composition
  • Motivation

Exercise can help to improve…

  • Sleep disturbances
  • Energy levels and sense of well being
  • Digestion and appetite
  • Recovery from treatment
  • Physical function – aerobic/strength/ROM
  • Lifts mood
  • Posture

Exercise can help to reduce…

  • Fatigue
  • Risk of other co-morbidities
  • Risk of heart disease
  • Anxiety / depression
  • Pain
  • Treatment-related side effects
  • Risk of other cancers or recurrence