LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12-week program for adult cancer survivors. Trained YMCA wellness staff work with each participant as they transition from treatment to reclaiming their physical and emotional strength. Staff will develop individual programs in a small group setting to help participants on their fitness journey!
Throughout the program, participants will learn how to build muscle mass and strength through various exercises. They will also be taught how to use a variety of fitness equiptment in our facility!
Over the course of the program, participatns will work to improve their endurance
This program will help particpants increase their energy levels, self-esteem, and improve their overall quality of life. They will develop a community of fellow survivors, YMCA and other members.
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Our 12-week program includes;
Two 75 to 90-mintue sessions per week
Cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance and flexibility exercises
Fitness and qualitiy of life assessments before and after particpation of the program (to track progress)
YMCA-certified instructorrs helping you every step of the way threoughout the course of the program
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Who is eligible for the program?
To be eligible for the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, you have to;
Obtain a medical clearance form from your physician
No! You do not be a current member at the YMCA to join. You will receive a complimentary YMCA membership for the course of the program. This will give you facility access to our wellness center, group fitness classes, pool, and so much more!
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