Get and stay fit to reduce the risk of cancer

In honor of Worldwide Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have a few words about how and why getting and staying fit is so critical to preventing cancer—and fighting it, too. Here are the details concerning how exercise impacts your cancer risk, how the body fights cancer, and which exercises are best in the fight against this deadly killer. The link between exercise and cancer Researchers have proven that there is a link between regular exercise and a lower risk for breast cancer—both first time diagnoses and recurring breast cancer. Exercise also reduces your risk of other cancers, including colon cancer, lung cancer, and uterine cancer. That's why the Canadian Cancer Society and most doctors recommend that all women, including those who have already received a breast cancer diagnosis, exercise regularly. For most healthy women that means working out at a moderate intensity level for between four to six hours each week. Doctors have also discovered that it's important to keep on exercising in order to reap these cancer prevention benefits. This is true across the board among women of different races, sizes, and ages. In other words, once you stop your commitment to staying fit, you cease to enjoy those amazing health and risk-reducing benefits.   Exercise makes traditional cancer treatments and prevention strategies more effective Maintaining a healthy weight helps in the fight against breast cancer. People with BMIs over 25 have a higher risk of first time diagnoses of breast cancer, and also of recurrences of breast cancer. This is because fat cells make and

TREVOR LINDEN BRINGS POPULAR GROUP FITNESS CONCEPT TO B.C.

Orangetheory Fitness to Open their First Two Locations Greater Vancouver Vancouver, BC – Following the success of the growing Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness Clubs, Trevor Linden and his business partner Chuck Lawson are excited to bring Orangetheory Fitness, a new group training fitness concept to GreaterVancouver. With the first location recently opened in South Surrey, Lawson and Linden are ready to open their second Orangetheory Fitness location in North Vancouver. Orangetheory Fitness (www.orangetheoryfitness.com) uses heart-­‐rate-­‐monitored interval training and short bursts of exercise to maximize the Orange Effect–which adds extra caloric burn for up to 36 hours after the workout. Hailed by the New York Times as an effective, plateau-­‐busting workout, participants burn an average of 900 calories per 60-­‐minute class.   “Having participated in the Orangetheory fitness classes, I’m thrilled to bring this revolutionary new fitness concept to Vancouver,” said Linden, Co-­‐Owner of Orangetheory Fitness Vancouver. “In our experiences growing Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness, we saw a need with certain clients wanting to take their fitness training and goals to the next level without the cost associated in one-­‐on-­‐one personal training.” The first Greater Vancouver Orangetheory location opened in South Surrey on July 25, 2014 and the second location is scheduled to open in North Vancouver on September 5, 2014. POSTED BY FITNESS BUSINESS CANADA on

Great turn out for Maple Ridge’s opening week!

We had a very successful week at our new Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness and She's FIT! in Maple Ridge. A great, big thank you to all that came by! We are so very excited to be in Maple Ridge and can't wait to encourage and help all residents lead a healthy and fit lifestyle. Take a look at the Maple Ridge News for some further information about our new location and surrounding facilities. For the on-line article please visit: http://www.mapleridgenews.com/eeditions/?iid=i20140115070322865