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Many people want to make positive changes to their lives when they’re living with or after cancer. Taking steps to live a healthier lifestyle is often a major part of these changes.
This information is written for people living with or after cancer who want to know more about the benefits of being physically active.
Access the benefits of being active during and after cancer treatment to help you cope with and recover from some of these changes
Physical activity is any movement using your muscles that helps improve or maintain your physical fitness
Get advice before you start doing physical activity
Find out about activities for getting active in your area
References for the physical activity section
If your cancer is advanced, being physically active can improve symptoms
Try doing a little physical activity often, perhaps doing something every day
When you start to do more physical activity, try to do something you enjoy
Find out about Walking for Health, a scheme run by Macmillan and The Ramblers
For answers, support or just a chat, call the Macmillan Support Line free (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm)
Set and reach your fitness goals with the physical activity tracker in our fantastic Macmillan Organiser.
If you have any questions about cancer, need support or just want someone to talk to, ask Macmillan.
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