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City of Kamloops seeking participants for exciting new program that will benefit male cancer survivors

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February 14, 2017 - 4:36 PM

TrueNTH Lifestyle Management is a national initiative founded by Movember and Prostate Cancer Canada. This first-of-its-kind program aims to provide evidence-based physical activity, nutrition, and stress reduction resources and programming for men living with prostate cancer. Kamloops is the only municipality outside of the Lower Mainland to host this important program, which provides a unique opportunity to utilize Movember funds locally.

The 12-week wellness program will run two times per week at Thompson Rivers University from March 27 to June 14. It will offer participants two supervised exercise sessions per week (one hour per session), as well as education in nutrition and stress management.

The program aims to ensure that men living with prostate cancer can adopt healthy practices through accessing scientifically validated resources and wellness programs. The program will also put men in touch with nutrition professionals who will assist in designing wellness programs for men at all stages of the disease.

Registration is open until March 6. Register for this program (271782) by calling 250-828-3500.

All registrants will be contacted by an exercise physiologist in order to complete an initial screening and discuss program specifics. Some registrants may be required to see their doctor or nurse practitioner before beginning the TrueNTH exercise program.

While this program is prostate cancer specific, men with other cancer diagnoses are welcome to participate.

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