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S2E25: Move It! Secrets for battling fatigue in spite of illness

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A vital component of health is physical activity, but when we are not feeling well even getting up for a glass of water can seem to be an unsurmountable challenge. Our topic this week is “Move It” and ways exercise no matter what phase of disease that you are experiencing. Marianne discusses exercise and some of the science behind why it is so important. 

“Physical activity is going to improve your physical function, decrease fatigue, and improve your quality of life.” 

– Marianne Matzo, PhD, FAAN

Also, if you didn’t catch it…“Put those sneakers on – slippers are TRIP MACHINES!”

Sneakers in black and white
Wearing stable footwear through the day is important for safety, especially if you have compromised balance, neuropathy, or pain.

Jackie Solimini

We have an interview with Jackie Solimini, a wellness counselor, trainer, health educator, and whole foods advocate. She is a two-time Amazon best-selling author on the topics of happiness and friendship. Jackie wants people to know that seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Jackie’s website is https://www.superperformance.online

Resources:

  • Moving Through Cancer: The mission of Moving Through Cancer is to assure that all people living with and beyond cancer are assessed, advised, referred to and engaged in appropriate exercise and rehabilitation programming as a standard of care. Moving Through Cancer – Exercise is Medicine
  • Livestrong at the YMCA: assists those who are living with, through, or beyond cancer to regain strength and connect with other cancer survivors. Livestrong at the YMCA participants experience improved fitness and quality of life as well as significant decreases in cancer-related fatigue. it is open to adults 18 years or older at low or no cost. Search for your YMCA here to get started.  https://www.livestrong.org/ymca-search
  • Practice Mindfulness and Relaxation: Practice Mindfulness and Relaxation (cancer.org)
  • “I Like to Move It” Madagascar (Writers : Erick Morillo, Mark Quashie Producer : Erick Morillo, Ralphie Muniz)

Recipe of the Week

Charlie’s description of garlic sounded like something from a Harlequin romance…but we have to admit there’s something to love about garlic…and bread…Here’s a easy, make-ahead garlic bread recipe for you from the Clever Carrot.

Head on over to the Clever Carrot for this recipe!
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