This is a fantastic expert panel:
Rebecca Robinson: Sports and Medicine Doctor
Melanie Thomas: Lymphoedema Expert and Physio
Gemma Hillier-Moses: MOVE CEO, 5KYW Co-Founder & Cancer Rehab Instructor
Lucy Gossage: 5KYW Co-Founder & Oncologist.
"It's that 30 second elevator pitch to inform people that exercise is really important when living with and beyond cancer and the reasons why we need to do it."
Sarah Russell: A clinical exercise specialist, a certified clinical Pilates teacher and a Cancer Rehab Specialist.
She has lived with a stoma since 2010 and is the author of ‘The Bowel Cancer Recovery Toolkit.’
"The more you can do to help yourself and have a problem-solving approach to it gives you a sense of control over it. Don't accept feeling unwell, having a leaking bag, not being as active as you like... Don't accept any of those things.
Strive for wellness, happiness and wellbeing."
Ryan is the co-founder of Life Kitchen.
Life Kitchen is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation that provides FREE cookery classes and recipes for people living with cancer, to help them rediscover their love of food.
We were honoured and very lucky to have Ryan as our guest, he is so passionate about food and the work he does with Life Kitchen is fantastic.
Listen to find out how Life Kitchen started with a drunken tweet and developed into something special.
A brilliant discussion with Cancer and Exercise Guru Professor Anna Campbell, MBE and host Gemma Hillier-Moses.
Anna is a trainer, researcher & practitioner in exercise & cancer and the CanRehab Director.
An inspiring and in-depth conversation on why exercise should be integrated into the cancer care pathway, the research and evidence that's behind it and what support is currently available for people living with and beyond cancer.
Thank you very much to our wonderful friend Anna.
Hayley Lever is the Exec Lead for Greater Manchester Moving and CEO at GreaterSport & Matt Evison is a consultant Chest Physician specialist in lung cancer, pleural disease & tobacco dependency and the clinical Lead for the Greater Manchester CURE Project.
Brilliant discussion about the amazing work that Matt & Hayley are doing in Greater Manchester around making exercise and movement a part of everyday living.
"Designing moving back into everybody's life and making it everybody's business."
Helle is the co-founder of Aktiv mot kreft- a brilliant charity based in Norway and means Active Against Cancer. Listen to find out more.
"Prehabilitation becomes a standard part of cancer care, it's all about being the best prepared patient possible...
Enable the patient to take part in his/her treatment from day one."
100% worth watching, we can all learn so much from what she has created in Norway. Thank you so much for joining us Helle, now when can you start in the UK?!
Dr Ainslea Cross is our 5k Your Way Conkers Ambassador and Health Psychologist.
"Focus on the things that are important to you and that are controllable and don't let your mind beat you up if it's a constant stream of other things - you can start to tune that out through mindfulness and checking in with yourself to sharpen your focus and attention."
We think that one really important thing that we can take away from this is to: Focus on what you CAN control.
Rebecca and Helen are our brilliant Endcliffe (Sheffield) 5KYW ambassadors.
Rebecca is also a consultant in Exercise Medicine and Helen is a Health Research Fellow at the Uni of Sheffield.
Debbi Rowley is an Advanced Physiotherapist working at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
A great conversation; from fancy dress, to COVID-19 advice for families, to the importance of exercising with and beyond cancer.
Zoe Merchant is the Programme Lead for Prehab 4 Cancer and Recovery Programme in Greater Manchester.
Kirsty Rowlinson-Groves is the Prehab 4 Cancer Programme Manager.
Lynne Allan is a cancer patient who has been through the Prehab 4 Cancer programme.
This is a brilliant conversation about how important the role of exercise is when living with and beyond cancer.
Prehab4Cancer have a brand new amazing website here: https://prehab4cancer.co.uk/
Our first Live Q&A with our team of experts hosted by MOVE Founder Gemma Hillier -Moses
Panel of experts:
Dr Lucy Gossage - Oncologist consultant and our very own 5KYW Co-Founder.
Dr Rebecca Robinson - consultant in sport and exercise medicine and international athlete and Sheffield 5KYW group ambassador.
Tom Cowan - Exercise Physiologist and cancer rehab specialist.
Ainslea Cross - Health psychologist, lecturer and Researcher at Derby University and Conkers 5KYW group ambassador.