Cork ARC offer men a number of customized programmes, to help improve health and wellness during and after cancer.
Taking part in physical activity before, during and after cancer can help you take back control. The health benefits of our programmes will help you manage some of the effects of cancer and its treatments.
Get Active Programme for Men with Prostate or Bowel Cancer
in partnership with Mardyke Arena, UCC
Cork ARC, in partnership with the Mardyke arena UCC, are supporting cancer patients to get active for 2019.
Taking part in physical activity before, during and after cancer can help you take back control. The health benefits of the programme will help you manage some of the effects of cancer and treatments.
If you are male and have had a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer within the last 18 months this programme may be just for you.
GET ACTIVE AIMS TO:
Find Activities and exercises that are right for you
Build your physical strength, fitness and confidence
Support you to achieve manageable goals
Give you information and support to understand cancer and its challenges
Guide you to sustain the changes that make the difference to you
upcoming programme details
Participant requirements All participants will need to be minimum six weeks post-surgery. An individual assessment will be carried out prior to joining.
Commencing Monday 23rd September
Times Mondays at 10.00 am and Thursdays at 11.15 am
Duration Six weeks
Location Mardyke Arena (UCC), Mardyke Walk
For more information Please contact our Director of Services, Ellen Joyce
tel 021 427 6688 mob 086 189 5790
Pilates for Men
Cork ARC’s six week Pilates for Men programme will offer exercises to aid in the rehabilitation and recovery of men after a cancer diagnosis, and will support men to in establishing their health and wellbeing after a cancer diagnosis through a series of mat based exercises adapted by physiotherapists for patients who are recovering from injury and illness.
Pilates is a low impact, gentle form of exercise which improves strength, flexibility and control.