Navigating Your Road

Staying Active

You may not feel like staying active, but physical activity and exercise can help in fighting the disease and staying as healthy as possible. Walking, gardening, playing golf or playing with your grandkids are just a few ways to stay active. Talk to your doctor about what activities or forms of exercise are right for you.

Being active can help you:

  • Manage your weight
  • Maintain muscle and bone strength 
  • Help with potential side effects of treatment
  • Reduce anxiety and fatigue
  • Improve self-esteem
  • Increase feelings of optimism
  • Improve heart health
  • Boost muscle strength and endurance