A Cancer Exercise Program
A Lifestyle Program Designed for the Cancer Patient
The Loyola Center for Fitness’s Survivor Care Program is a lifestyle maintenance program designed for cancer patients who have completed treatment. The program includes one-on-one supervision by a personal trainer with a four-year degree in a health-related field, a national personal training certification and certification as a Cancer Exercise Specialist.
Survivor Care Program Details
Participants can enroll in the program for 2 or 3 months and can expect the following:
- Personal consultation with a Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES)
- Comprehensive fitness evaluation
- Individualized exercise prescription
- Personal training with CES
- Nutritional consultations with dietitian
- 60-minute massage
- Unlimited use of Loyola Center for Fitness, including all land and water group fitness classes
What the Survivor Care Program can do for you
Physical benefits include:
- Increase in lean mass and muscular strength
- Improvement in coordination and balance
- Improved cardiovascular endurance
- Improvements in flexibility
- Increased energy levels
- Improvement in daily function
Psychological benefits include:
- Enhanced feelings of independence, self-confidence and self-esteem
- Improved sleep patterns
- Improved mood and mental attitude
- Reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety
- Stress reduction
Physician referral and clearance are required for entry into this program.
This program is available to members and non-members for a fee.
For more information please call Val Walkowiak, Medical Integration Coordinator at (708) 327-3526.