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Women’s Fitness to Prevent Disease and Health Issues Common in Women – Salem, MA

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3 June 2015 Bookmark and Share

So many diseases target women only. However, exercise and a healthy lifestyle can combat many of them. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. But, exercise for women and physical activity can possibly reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. But women who exercise can significantly reduce their risk of developing breast cancer.

In fact, women who walk at least seven hours a week, have a 14% less chance of developing breast cancer than those who walked for fewer than three hours per week.*

Even better, women who are the most active, sweating vigorously for up to 10 hours each week, have an even greater health benefit. They actually have a 25% less chance of developing breast cancer.*

Women's exercise programs may change the internal makeup of a woman's body and make it harder for breast cancer to take hold.

If you have never exercised, now is the time to start. If you used to exercise, but have “fallen off the wagon” for one reason or another, now is the time to start again! If regularly walk, try taking it up a notch by participating in our women’s only fitness area.

Summer is the perfect time to put healthy lifestyle habits in place. Women’s fitness has always been important at Salem Fitness. We can help you create an exercise program that is right for you, your body, and your lifestyle. Contact Salem Fitness for more information.

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