REPPIN THE RIBBON BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Reppin the Ribbon is a breast cancer exercise program.
This program was developed to help Breast cancer patients and survivors.
Most of breast cancer patients get up front breast surgery that limits range of motion in chest wall and shoulders.
After surgery patients get either Chemotherapy and or radiation with inflamed muscle wall. Chemotherapy wastes muscle because of steroid they receive to prevent nausea and muscle atrophy due to inactivity because of generalized weakness. Estrogen depleting treatments, causes joint stiffness, escalates osteoporosis. Studies from United Kingdom and US San Diego demonstrated that exercise decreased joint pain and increased quality of life.
REPPIN THE RIBBON CLASS GOALS :
Increase mobility of joints (Shoulders, Knee, Hip) | Reduce inflammation | Minimize Chemo-Brain from decreased circulation and endurance from chemotherapy treatment. | Strength Training to Increase: Stamina, Mobility, Core Strength