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Livestrong at the Y in Towson helps cancer survivors rebound

Livestrong at the Y in Towson helps cancer survivors rebound

The Towson Y has a terrific new program offering health and fitness coaching to cancer survivors. I was fortunate to be part of the inaugural class, which wrapped up a 12-week session on Aug. 3. Livestrong at the Y is free and open to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer (in treatment or post) who is looking to get into a safe and regular exercise and wellness regimen.

The 90-minute group classes meet twice per week, and family membership to the Y is included during the program.

After extensive cancer treatments, I found my biggest foes in returning to fitness were lack of energy, loss of motivation and frustration with how much...

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