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Five Best Exercise To Reduce Your Cancer Risks

Oct 30th 2015 at 11:11 PM

Exercise can be the best guard against any type of cancer in the body. One must do regular exercise, not only to reduce weight as a near term solution, but should also appreciate its long term benefits of reducing risk of cancer. Time and again, medical sciences have proved that cancer is caused primarily by lifestyle and genes play only a minor role. Sedentary lifestyle with irregular or no activities is the primary cause of one third of cancer related deaths.

The Immune system in a human body functions to fight against infectious disease and cancer. The following exercises will help to build up the immune system and hence reduce cancer risk.


Cycling with moderate intensity has shown to improve the functions of the immune system. Cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise enjoyed by people of all ages and gender, from young children to older adults. It is inexpensive and environment friendly. It is the most time efficient method to combine regular exercise with one’s daily schedule.

Brisk Walking

Physical activities like daily half an hour of brisk walking help to improve the hormone metabolism and regulate insulin. This reduces the risk of the formation of tumour, thereby reducing the chances of colon cancer. Thirty minutes of physical activity daily is sufficient to start with.


Swimming is a low-impact exercise which builds endurance and helps reduce risk of cancer. It is the only form of total body workout. Swimming helps in toning one’s core to speeding up one’s metabolism and it can be done all year long. One does not need a bag full of dollars for swimming. Just buy a swimming consume and hit the neighbourhood pool, any time of the year.


Dancing is an enjoyable way to be more physically active and stay fit. If one thinks that dancing is a drag then one can dance in a group, with a partner.

Avoid the Elevator

Small changes in one’s daily lifestyle can go a long way. Skip the elevator and climb up the stairs. This would burn lot of calories, in addition to keep arthritis away.

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