Combating cancer through fitness
Foobs and Fitness was founded with the intention of educating and empowering those affected by cancer, on how to live a more active lifestyle before, during, and after diagnosis.
take back control of your life
By creating a bridge to fill the gap between the medical world and the fitness world, Foobs and Fitness is able to provide patients with a safe, and customized training program that correlates with their current state of diagnosis.
breast cancer is often associated with patients receiving a mastectomy whether partial like a lumpectomy or a full mastectomy. they have the option of creating new breasts or remaining flat. this is where people within the community created the term foobs: foobs = fake boobs
studies show an increase in quality of life for those who remain active while receiving various forms of treatment. staying active has also shown to reduce treatment side effects. change the mindset of exercise by remembering we are now staying active to stay alive
knowing how to manage mental health is a crucial component of treatment that gets overlooked quite frequently in the medical field. mental health has always been a rather taboo notion of healthcare, but having emotions and feelings makes each one of us human, a fabulous human at that!
According to the American Cancer Society, a substantial proportion of cancers can be prevented. Early detection, knowing your normal, and taking care of our mind, body and soul are critical in prevention of cancer.
people have a history of cancer
in the United States
new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed this year
cancer deaths are expected which is about 1,670 deaths per day
Benefits of physical activity
Getting regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health.
Being physically active can improve your brain, help manage weight, reduce the risk of disease, strengthen bones and muscles, improve your ability to do everyday activities, and even supports emotional and mental health!
No matter where your abilities currently are, you can gain a lot by staying active… so what are you waiting for?