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Navigating Additional Stressors During the Holidays

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - December 16, 2021

The Holiday Season is meant to be a time of joy, celebration, sharing experiences with loved ones. However, often this season is met with additional stresses an... Read More

Small Changes Make the Biggest Impact

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - December 01, 2021

This week we are focusing on how small changes can make the biggest impact. Our goal at the HealthTree Foundation is to change the way Multiple Myeloma is treat... Read More

Chronic Stress Can Decrease Our Quality of Life

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - November 19, 2021

We are entering that wonderful time of year where our schedules pile up with family events, holiday parties, gift-giving, dinners, indulgences, cold and flu sea... Read More

Muscles for Myeloma Bikes the Coast

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - November 12, 2021

Our goal this year and in upcoming years is to continue to find strength and growth in our Muscles for Myeloma program. We held several virtual events such as o... Read More

Muscles for Myeloma Warriors for Chair Yoga

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - November 08, 2021

In our Muscles for Myeloma (Fitness) Chapter event, we had fellow Multiple Myeloma Warrior Jeff lead us through a wonderful flow of yoga poses from the chair. J... Read More

A Look at Physical Activity vs. Exercise

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - October 21, 2021

What’s the difference between being physically active and exercising? Is there a difference? Actually, there is, and here’s how we can differentiate... Read More

Winners of our Muscles 4 Myeloma MoveSpring September 2021 Fitness Challenge

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - October 15, 2021

Following our Muscles for Myeloma Fitness Challenge we are coming off quite the high. This was our most active Fitness Challenge yet! You better believe we had ... Read More

Physical Activity is an Essential Part of Myeloma Treatment

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - October 14, 2021

Guest article written by Michaela Hillengass, PT, ACSM and Jens Hillengass MD, PhD Recent research has shown that physical activity has a stimulating effect ... Read More

Fitness Friday - Self Reflection can bring Motivation in Movement

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - September 24, 2021

Three years ago, I completed my first Ironman. I had years of not only physical training for that event but also mental strength. A lot of that build-up was eve... Read More

Muscles for Myeloma: Why You Can't Out-Exercise a Bad Diet

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - September 20, 2021

It turns out, no matter how hard you try, you can't out-exercise a bad diet. While a recent report from the UK's Academy Royal Colleges describes 30 m... Read More

Fitness Friday: Moving our Muscles for Myeloma

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - September 17, 2021

I want to start with a big Thank you to all those who participated and donated to the Muscles for Myeloma Virtual Race this past month. Together, through our vi... Read More

Myeloma Coach Kenny Capps Uses Fitness to Keep Moving Forward with Myeloma

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - September 15, 2021

Editor's note: this is the second article in a two-part series sharing Kenny Capp's incredible experience running 1200 miles to inspire others with... Read More

Fitness Friday: Find Your FIT as You Journey Back Into Fitness

MUSCLES FOR MYELOMA - September 11, 2021

Treatments, injuries, sickness, and life are all reasons why anyone takes time away from fitness. It’s easy to get off track but often a struggle to get b... Read More

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