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 AFTER CANCER in partnership with Mardyke Arena, UCC
Cork ARC, in partnership with the Mardyke arena UCC, are supporting men to get active after cancer.
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.
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 7th October
Times Mondays and Thursdays at 10.00 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.