September 25, 2018
Did you know that only 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. get the recommended weekly levels of physical activity? That means only 20 percent of us are moving enough!
There’s lots of evidence that being physically active can help lower your risk of several types of cancer, including colon cancer, breast cancer and endometrial cancer. In addition to lowering your cancer risk, getting active also produces endorphins that will help you feel good all day long. It’s recommended that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week but every little bit counts!
To continue our blog series with advice to help freshen your fall routine, we wanted to tackle another key piece of the cancer prevention puzzle: physical activity. Whether you’re bored with the gym, in a slump or just looking to switch it up, here are some ideas to help you put some pep back in your workout:
Pro tip: Bring a bottle of water with you on your workout so you can stay hydrated while you’re working up a sweat!