How does exercise impact health for those with cancer? New research suggests that exercise boosts levels of a cancer fighting protein.
This new research, which included 9 men with late-stage prostate cancer, found that:
- Participation in a 34 minute cycling workout increased levels of myokines, a protein which stimulates anti-cancer reactions in the body and suppresses tumor growth.
The Hearty Take
Never underestimate the importance of exercise for both healing and prevention! The body undergoes a multitude of changes with exercise - and even one workout - has an impact. Aim to exercise daily to support your immediate health and future health.