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Reclaim! Cancer Fitness Training and Wellness Coaching

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Reclaim! Brochure

  1. 1. R eclaim! cancer fitness training & wellness coaching a Programs for Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers
  2. 2. R eclaim! cancer fitness training & wellness coaching You can beat cancer, even if you have to live with it. Millions of people everyday suffer from some sort of dis- ease brought on by those treacherous cells trying to keep the body down. Between all of the treatments and emotional turmoil surrounding each individual, it’s not always an easy process getting back to being your- self. But you don’t have to fall victim to it. For those who are able to battle through the barriers of recovery and begin the healing, there is a light of empowerment to be had. “Our goal is to help individuals find a path towards positive long-term quality of life.” a
  3. 3. Your Body c Your Health c Your Life Chemotherapy, Radiation, Hormonal Therapies and other cancer related treatments can lead to a compromised immune system, mental and physical fatigue, lymphedema, damage to heart and lungs, diabetes and osteoporosis, just to name a few. Exercise training is a powerful tool that cancer patients and survivors can use to begin the process of reclaiming their individuality, sense of well-being, and ev- eryday lives. Studies have shown that cancer patients who participate in regularly scheduled, supervised exercise, exhibit improvements in heart and lung efficiency, functional capacity, reduced physiologi- cal stress, nausea, fatigue, and depression, an improved immune system, and a reduction in treatment related complications. Mission Benefits of Exercise Reclaim! is a community-based cancer fitness Exercise has been proven to play an important training and wellness coaching program designed complimentary role in helping cancer patients to empower cancer patients and survivors with the improve their quality of life, moods and overall ability to improve their quality of life through ac- physical performance both during and after treat- tive participation in regular exercise. ment. Additional benefits include: Program Goal • Build strength through increased muscle Our goal is to help individuals find a path towards mass development. positive long-term quality of life. • Improve range of motion and flexibility • Reduce and manage possible effects of lymphedema • Prevent unnecessary weight change • Increase energy levels • Enhance Self-esteem • Decrease body fat • Increase lean muscle mass
  4. 4. Reclaim Your Life with the Help of a Wellness Coach Wellness Coaching is a guilt-free, no-nag zone, in which your personal well-being is the number one priority. A Wellness Coach can help motivate you, provide unconditional support, assist you in identify- ing your personal strengths and help you build upon them. Via skillfully conducted “coaching sessions”, they help shine a light on what may be holding you back. Many clients have specific health goals in mind, but many are also trying to make changes in their lives. Some choose wellness coaching after being diag- nosed with a health challenge such as cancer. Well- ness Coaches do their very best to help you see your way clear to realizing that progress really occurs between sessions, when you begin implementing those actions that you and your coach agree will lead to the most dramatic results. While it’s easy to develop a sense of lost hope, and feel victimized by a lab result, studies show that people who face their fears often tap into their will to live and be well. Learning to shift your mind set to view the situation as a “challenge” will help you gain the confidence to emerge as a stronger person. When you have the support of a helping hand by your side you’ll often conquer more than your own fears. As your Wellness Coach, we will have the honor of being one of your allies throughout this process. The key is — you don’t have to do it alone.
  5. 5. Cancer Exercise Specialists (CES) A Cancer Exercise Specialist, CES, is a caring, knowledgeable, and certified professional qualified to assess, design, and implement one on one as well as and group exercise programs for individuals diagnosed with cancer. They are skilled in evaluating health behaviors and risk factors, conducting comprehensive fitness assessments, writing appropriate exercise recommendations, and motivating individuals to modify negative health habits and maintain positive lifestyle behaviors. The CES works in collaboration with your physician and physical therapist to ensure your individual training needs are met. Cancer Exercise Specialists Jose Lugo & Olivia Carey Olivia and Jose are professionals with over 40 years of train- ing and coaching experience between them. Their com- bined training experience can help guide you through a very critical period of recovery leading towards a more effective, healthy, and empowering lifestyle. Olivia Carey, CPT c CES c CWC Survivor – Ovarian Cancer, Stage III (2007) Certified Personal Trainer and Cancer Exercise Specialist Certified Wellness Coach Over 20 Years of Training and Body Building Experience A survivor of Ovarian Cancer, Stage III (in 2007), Olivia understands first-hand the pain and obstacles of dealing with the process. After successfully combating the disease, she has worked with great determination at RECLAIMING her mental and physical strength. Jose Lugo, CPT c CES c PES Over 20 years of Team and Individual Sports Training Prior Experience as Navy Command Fitness Counselor Certified Personal Trainer and Cancer Exercise Specialist Performance Enhancement Specialist Master Instructor – Taekwondo To find out more information about working with a Qualified Cancer Exercise Specialist or Wellness Coach, contact Olivia Carey at 206•930•1690 or Jose Lugo 360•649•4422. You may also send an email to: reclaim.cet@gmail.com.
  6. 6. R eclaim! cancer fitness training & wellness coaching Reflection, Realization, Renewal, Relationship E motion, Experience, Expressions, Empowerment Courage, Compassion, Choices, Community L earning, Laughing, Loving, Living Awareness, Attitude, Advocating, Action I ndividual, Independence, Insight, Intimacy M indfulness, Motivation, Meditation, ME! a
  7. 7. Local Cancer Resources and Links Page Harmony Hills Retreat Center No-cost Cancer Retreats. Shelton, WA 360•898•2363 harmonyhill.org Kitsap Cancer Services – Humble Abode Providing life enhancement support and services for cancer patients family, friends, and caregivers. 360•898•2363 kitsapcancerservices.org Providence Home Health Care and Hospice Support groups to deal with grief reactions in daily life Gilda’s Club – No Cost. Open in 14 cities including Seattle; Social and emotion- Shelton, WA al support, lectures, workshops, networking groups, 800•869•7062 and children’s programs. 888•445•3248 Susan G. Komen Foundation gildaclub.org Extensive resources for dealing with Breast Cancer. komenseattle.org Caring Bridge Free Personalized website to those wishing to stay in Seattle Cancer Care Alliance touch with family and friends during significant life Unites three internationally renowned cancer care in- events; easy, accessible and private. stitutions – Fred Hutchinson Cancer research Center, CaringBridge.com UW Medicine, and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center; offer a variety of treatment options, Cancer LifeLine designed from the latest research, for malignant and 24-hour lifeline; provides information and support non-malignant diseases. for people with cancer and their caregivers. Also 800•804•8824 provides support programs and classes for patients seattlecca.org and families in the Seattle area. 800•255•5505 American Cancer Society cancerlifeline.org Local office provide information on local sources of financial assistance; wig and bra banks. 800•227•2345 a cancer.org
  8. 8. R eclaim! cancer fitness training & wellness coaching 113 Madison Avenue North Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 a

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