By Lizzy Smith | Posted - Feb 12th, 2014

 

 

 

 

As a myeloma survivor, should I be exercising? And what activities are best?

Physical activity is important for everyone, including myeloma survivors. Even if you're in the midst of treatment, there is a workout routine for you, too. Suggestions include yoga and walking.  The important thing is to move as much and as often as possible, aiming for at least 30 minutes a day. If you love running, hiking or skiing, do those, too. Before you start an exercise program, we suggest discussing it first with your physician.

 
Lizzy Smith
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Lizzy Smith - Lizzy Smith was diagnosed with myeloma in 2012 at age 44. Within days, she left her job, ended her marriage, moved, and entered treatment. "To the extent I'm able, I want to prove that despite life's biggest challenges, it is possible to survive and come out stronger than ever," she says.

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