Specializing in Cancer Exercise

• CANCER EXERCISE TRAINING

We specialize in working with cancer patients by using post-operative exercises and quality of life programming.

Benefits of Working with a Cancer Exercise Specialist:

  • Reduce cancer pain and fatigue.
  • Prevent, identify, and manage lymphedema.
  • Increase shoulder range of motion and correct postural  deviations following mastectomy and/or reconstruction.
  • Increase treatment tolerance.
  • Prevent and/or manage osteoporosis, diabetes, and damage to the heart and lungs following chemotherapy, radiation, and hormonal therapies.
  • Return to pre-treatment level of strength and fitness.

• PERSONAL TRAINING

Our central focus is to create a positive experience that develops and enhances program adherence, which is crucial to success for all our clients.

We offer an individualized safe and effective whole body exercise program based on your physical-activity levels, current health status, and needs and desires.

Benefits of Exercise: (From 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans)

  • Lower risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood   pressure, type 2 diabetes, adverse blood lipid profile, metabolic syndrome, colon and breast cancer.
  • Prevention of weight gain.
  • Weight loss, particularly when combined with reduced calorie intake.
  • Weight maintenance after weight loss.
  • Increased bone density.
  • Improved cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness.
  • Improved sleep quality.
  • Prevention of falls.
  • Reduced depression.
  • Reduced abdominal obesity.

• PILATES

Pilates, developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, is a method of physical movement with a truly effective combination of exercises to stabilize the spine by strengthening the body’s core postural muscles.  Joseph Pilates also demonstrated that his training method was corrective and health promoting for all systems of the body, extending beyond the muscular system, including the circulatory, endocrine, and lymphatic systems.

At Kallpa Fitness, we work with the Classical Pilates method with the guiding principles of Concentration, Centering, Control, Breathing, Precision, and Flowing Movement.

Benefits of Pilates:

  • Improvement of posture, balance, and core strength.
  • Improvement of bone density and joint health.
  • Gain in strength and flexibility, particularly of the abdomen and back muscles.
  • Increased in lung capacity and circulation through deep, healthy breathing.