Exercises for Cancer Wellness

Exercises for Cancer Wellness
Restoring Energy and Vitality While Fighting Fatigue
Written by William Smith
Foreword by Kenneth Adler, M.D.
Contribution by Jo Brielyn

Category: Health & Fitness - Diseases - Cancer; Health & Fitness - Exercise
Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale Date: July 28, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-57826-571-8


Exercise helps to build a stronger, healthier you, better suited to combat the symptoms and side effects associated with cancer and its treatments.

Exercises for Cancer Wellness is your guide to making positive life changes during and after cancer treatment, helping to lessen the risks of recurrence or relapse, while increasing your strength and energy.

Exercises for Cancer Wellness is fine-tuned to improve your fitness without strain, pain and stiffness. With a focus on gentle resistance exercises, flexibility, and cardiovascular activities, you will find yourself feeling better each day, as your strength increases and your fatigue decreases.

Exercises for Cancer Wellness includes:
- A detailed overview of how exercise can help reduce your risk factors
- Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises
- Detailed instructions on how to perform each movement
- A complete fitness approach to reduce stress and improve health
- A training log to track your progress

Leveraging a wide spectrum of proven-effective exercise techniques, from resistance training to yoga, Exercises for Cancer Wellness provides an excellent resource for all patients.


William Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, completed his B.S. in exercise science at Western Michigan University followed by a master's degree in education and a post-graduate program at Rutgers University. In 1993, Will began coaching triathletes and working with athletes and post-rehab clientele. He was a Division I Collegiate Strength Coach and has been competing in triathlons and marathons since 1998, recently finishing the Steelhead Half Ironman in Michigan in 5 hours and 22 minutes. Will founded Will Power and Fitness Associates and currently consults for fitness, healthcare, and wellness centers in New York and New Jersey. The Director of the Professional Development Institute, Will has also co-authored a book on triathalon training (Tri-Power, 2007).

Kenneth Adler, M.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the New Jersey Medical School and Associate Member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. After receiving his medical education at Albany Medical College of Union University, Dr. Adler went on to specialize in Hematology-Oncology, and currently serves as Attending Physician in Hematology-Oncology at the Carol Simon Cancer Center in Morristown, New Jersey. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, The Oncology Society of New Jersey, The American Society of Hematology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is currently Chairman of the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research, and a member of Regional Cancer Care Associates.