Welcome to Tucson Cancer Conquerors
Tucson Cancer Conquerors is an all-volunteer, non-profit support group dedicated to empowering cancer survivors and the communities that support them to achieve optimal wellness. We offer a unique peer support environment along with creative wellness programs designed to educate, inspire, and encourage cancer survivors to be proactive about their health both during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our group is run by cancer survivors and our supporters, so we understand first hand the physical and emotional challenges associated with a cancer diagnosis. With a focus on exercise, nutrition, education, and support, we are here to help you successfully navigate the journey that lies ahead. You are not alone. We have your back.
You don’t have to be a cancer survivor to be part of Tucson Cancer Conquerors. Our comprehensive approach to wellness is essential to cancer prevention and benefits everyone. Cancer survivorship is about getting healthy and staying healthy. To learn more about our activities and programs explore our website, check out our Calendar and Newsletter, or click here to email us. Better yet, just grab a friend and come check us out!
7 Big Benefits Of Winter Exercising
You’ll burn more calories. As the body works harder to regulate its core temperature, you’ll burn a few more calories
You’ll strengthen your heart. Regular exercise in cold-weather can make your heart muscle even stronger.
You’ll drink more water. Sweat evaporates more quickly into the chilly, dry air.
You’ll build a tolerance for the cold. Rest assured that over time, it does get easier.
You’ll remember the importance of warm-up and cool-down routines. Winter workouts encourage you to become a pro with warm-up and cool-down routines.
You’ll get a dose of vitamin D. The benefit of sun exposure feels more substantial in the wintertime.
You’ll feel happier and more energized. Cold-weather exercise can boost your mood thanks to the lighter, less humid air and the stimulating aspect of the chill.