The STEEL 8 week rehabilitation classes are designed to empower men diagnosed with cancer and inspire you to take your rehabilitation seriously.
Regaining strength and stamina helps men manage the mental effects of their cancer journey better. We acknowledge that after a male cancer, it can have a challenging effect on your identity, your role at home and work and in you relationships.
Aim of the STEEL Program
The aim of the program is to help you promote your overall wellbeing, increase your physical stamina and give you the tools to help you have an active life and achieve your goals. The program addresses the effects of surgery, treatment related deconditioning and the physical effects of treatment and long term management.
- Muscle strength
- Fatigue- you need to invest energy to gain energy!
- Bone health
- Cardiovascular and respiratory
A walking program and home resistance plan will be part of the program. A one to one consultation may be necessary prior to the class to ensure exercises can be targeted to you and your personal recovery needs.
Following completion of the initial 8-week STEEL Program you will have the option to continue on to the “NEXT STEPS” 8 week program which combines Yoga, Pilates and Strengthening or you may choose to repeat the STEEL Program.