Benefits of Exercise as Part of Breast Cancer Recovery

The Strength & Courage: Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors program benefits and touches the lives of breast cancer survivors at a variety of levels:

  • Physically, by helping regain strength and flexibility
  • Emotionally, by helping regain control of their lives
  • Educationally, by teaching the importance of rehabilitative exercises and encouraging regular aerobic exercise.

Additionally, research has shown that exercise training during and following breast cancer treatment is associated with many benefits including:

  • Enhanced functional capacity
  • Greater muscle strength
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased range of motion of the affected shoulder
  • Less weight gain during chemotherapy
  • Less fatigue
  • Less incidence of nausea during chemotherapy
  • Improved sleep
  • Enhanced well-being
  • Stress relief
Strength & Courage

Regain Your Health Through Exercise

The exercises presented in Strength & Courage are an integral part of an effective breast cancer rehabilitation program. We now also offer a new Spanish-language edition, titled Fuerza & Valentía. Each version is available via DVD or digital download.



Recuperar su salud a través del ejercicio Los ejercicios presentados en Fuerza & valentía son una parte integral de un programa de rehabilitación eficaz del cáncer de mama. Disponible como DVD o descarga digital.

Fuerza & Valentia

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