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The Importance of Exercise in Lung Cancer Treatment

March 11, 2018




Carol Michaels, an award winning exercise specialist and the owner of Carol Michaels Fitness again joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Cancer Information Channel. She is the creator of the Recovery Fitness exercise program, the author of Exercises for cancer survivors, and offers continuing education through the National Federation of Professional Trainers.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Carol Michaels discuss the following:

  1. Is exercise safe and beneficial for those with lung cancer?
  2. What are some of the side effects of surgery and treatment that can be helped with exercise?
  3. How should someone with lung cancer begin to exercise?
  4. Is a stretching and posture exercise program helpful?
  5. What other types of exercise are recommended?


Carol Michaels MBA, ACE, ACSM is the founder of the Recovery Fitness® exercise program, developed to improve the recovery from cancer surgery and treatments and osteoporosis. Carol is an award winning exercise specialist and consultant, and is on the board of numerous organizations. She received her degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Carol is a speaker for corporate wellness programs, fitness organizations, community events, and health related organizations on fitness and health issues.  She has appeared on radio and television programs, is the author of Exercises for Cancer Survivors, and is published in numerous magazines, newsletters, blogs and medical journals. Carol developed and produced DVDs and created the Cancer Specialist Recovery course in partnership with the National Federation of Professional Trainers. The book and DVDs can be found on her website

The American Council on Exercise and Life Fitness recognized her as a Trainer to Watch in 2011. Personal Fitness Professional honored her as the 2012 PFP Trainer of the Year, and Carol was the IDEA Fitness 2016 Personal Trainer of the Year. 






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