FitSTEPS for Life® is a free fitness and counseling program designed for cancer survivors and patients currently undergoing cancer treatment.
Developed by retired oncologist Dr. Gary Kimmel, the program addresses each individual’s specific needs to help improve their quality of life and survival rate. Research shows that patients can improve their survival rates by as much as 50% by exercising during and after cancer treatment.
Physical conditioning using low-impact equipment
Cardiovascular, strength & stretching exercises
Use of lightweight dumbbells, stretch bands, stability ball, treadmill
Improves muscle tone, strength, endurance and resistance to chronic disease
Helps enhance independence
Reduces side effects that may result from chemotherapy
Increased energy, less fatigue
Reduces bone marrow suppression
Reduces risk of infection
Helps prevent and deal with depression
Contact the FitSTEPS for Life® Center
The FitSTEPS for Life® Center is in the Fitness Center at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Texas, located just inside the rear parking lot entrance. A changing room is available in the Fitness Center for use by FitSTEPS for Life® participants.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-2p.m.
The FitSTEPS for Life® Center
2nd Floor Medical Pavilion
Hunt Regional Medical Center
Hunt Regional Medical Center Greenville
4215 Joe Ramsey Blvd, Greenville, TX 75401 | 903.408.5000