November 2019

The POUND Workout! At TCC we try to add variety to our workouts to keep things interesting and our minds and bodies active. A new…

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October 2019

Exercise helps lymphedema! Getting motivated to exercise can be a challenge for cancer survivors who often deal with other concerns like lymphedema which is swelling…

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September 2019

Functional Fitness! Functional fitness exercises are designed to train and develop your muscles to make it easier and safer to perform everyday activities, such as…

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August 2019

Summer Fun! Just because we don’t have a beach, doesn’t mean we can’t play like we do. Seated Beach Ball Volley gives you a great…

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July 2019

Planks Anyone?! The plank is one of the best exercises for core conditioning as it improves posture, supports a healthy back, enhances overall movement and…

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June 2019

Try The POUND Workout! We’ve had a lot of fun playing with our drumsticks in our “Pound” workouts. Drumming is an effective full body workout…

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May 2019

Fun with Medicine Balls! Challenging your body in new ways is great for your overall fitness, plus a little variety keeps things fun! We love…

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April 2019

Fight depression with exercise! One in 10 adults in the United States struggles with depression. For those going through cancer treatment, staying emotionally healthy can…

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March 2019

How to stay vital as we age There is a myth that there is an inevitable decline from vitality and youth down a slippery slope…

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February 2019

Friends are important! The research is clear – women who have a strong social network of support have lower cancer recurrence rates and a longer…

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January 2019

Make Exercise A Habit! We all know exercise is really good for us and we often get off to a great start on an exercise…

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December 2018

Medicine Balls Are FUN! One of the best ways to stay motivated in your workouts is to change things up so your brain, and your…

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November 2018

Get Your Exercise! A new study by cardiologists reveals that of all the things you can do that might negatively impact your health, a sedentary…

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October 2018

Watch the heat! The calendar may say fall is here, but the days are still warm and heat related problems can develop when we’re exercising.…

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September 2018

Core Exercises to Improve Balance TCC Get Fit classes focus on functional fitness – exercises that mimic the movements of everyday life. Balance is a…

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August 2018

Indoor Exercise Works Too! Too hot or too wet to work out outdoors? Afraid of the gym because you’re immune system has taken a hit…

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July 2018

Hydrate Right! With the triple digit days it’s so important to be in tune to your bodies hydration status. If you live in a hot,…

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June 2018

Common Myths About Exercise Here are some common myths – and the real truth – about exercise. 1. Myth: You can target your fat burn.…

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May 2018

Exercise Found to Reduce the Risk of Dementia Not sure if exercise is right for you? A recent study found that a high level of…

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April 2018

Exercise Benefits for Lymphedema Have you had radiation or lymph nodes removed and are now afraid to exercise because of potential extremity swelling, aka lymphedema?…

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March 2018

Exercise Benefits Cancer Patients For Years! Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most distressing side effects of treatment. Did you know that exercise actually helps…

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February 2018

Exercise Promotes Wellness in Cancer Patients and Survivors. Did you know that exercise during and following cancer treatment has been associated with reductions in cancer…

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January 2018

How to get the most out of your New Year fitness resolution. Learn new ways to motivate yourself – Find a way to become passionate…

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December 2017

Why Do We Lift Weights? While cardio exercises are often seen as the best way to create a caloric deficit and lose weight, it turns…

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November 2017

Diversify Your Workout Be sure to include the five key elements of fitness training: Aerobic exercise This would include activities such as walking, jogging, biking,…

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October 2017

6 Things That May Improve Cancer Treatment Physical activity – “Exercise is one of the best things women can do for themselves,” says Dr. Ann…

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September 2017

Got back pain? Tight hamstrings are present in most people who suffer from chronic lower back pain. The constant pull of these tight muscles forces…

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August 2017

Why YOU NEED Weight Training Modern exercise science shows that working with weights (resistance training)—whether that weight is a dumbbell, medicine ball, or your own…

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July 2017

Why work on good form, core strength and stretching! According to researchers, every inch the head moves forward of the shoulders, the weight is increased…

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June 2017

The Importance of Upper Body Strength We naturally tend to lose muscle mass (sarcopenia) as we age, beginning as early as our 20s. In fact,…

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April 2017

Summer Hiking Tips With temperatures on the rise, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Unit would like all of us to take safety precautions…

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February 2017

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…

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January 2017

Exercise Thoughts for the New Year Over the last decade Americans have become increasingly sedentary, spending 93% of our lifetimes indoors and 73% of each waking…

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December 2016

6 Benefits of Group Fitness Classes Motivation: It’s inspiring and motivating to be surrounded by dedicated, like-minded individuals. Structure: Group fitness is a great way…

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November 2016

Breast Cancer and Osteoporosis Women who have had breast cancer treatment may be at increased risk for osteoporosis and fracture. Estrogen has a protective effect…

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October 2016

Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 types of cancer! A new study of the relationship between physical activity and cancer has shown that…

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