CrossFit + Cancer PH225

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By Julie Foucher MD, MS, Julie Foucher MD, and MS. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Healthcare practitioners, cancer advocates and a cancer survivor discuss the applications of CrossFit for individuals diagnosed with cancer. They share their personal connection to cancer, the impact of exercise on cancer prevention and treatment, and ideas on how we can build a bridge between fitness providers and healthcare to better support cancer survivors. The panel was part of a series of conversations hosted by CrossFit Health at the 2021 CrossFit Games.

You can connect with the featured panelists via Instagram:

Julie Foucher, MD - Family Physician @juliefoucher

Fran Whitfeld - Trainer with Stage IV Breast Cancer @franwhitfield

Allison Betof Warner, MD - Exercise Oncologist @jockmeetsnerd

Zionna Hanson - Barbells for Boobs Founder @zionna

Scott Britton - Battle Cancer Founder @battle.cancer

Related Episodes: Ep 209 - Taking the Fear Out of Cancer: Fran Whitfield

Ep 203 - Using CrossFit to Battle Cancer with Scott Britton

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