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  • Blog Post: These boots are made for walking

    Wherever you live, walking is one of the easiest ways to get active. Being active can help relieve some of the side effects of cancer and its treatment. It’s not only great for your body, it’s really good for your mental wellbeing too. Being physically active can help to reduce stress and...
  • Blog Post: Fliss dances against cancer

    I just wanted to share this lovely video that’s been making us all smile in the office. Macmillan supporter Fliss is not only dancing around the ward before her breast cancer operation – she’s got her whole surgical team joining in. I know that staying active during and after treatment...
  • Blog Post: Making healthier lifestyle choices in 2014

    Community members often say that being diagnosed with cancer motivated them to make healthier choices, and the start of a new year is a time when many of us start to think about doing just that. Small changes can make a big difference to how you feel, and can help you cope with your symptoms and side...
  • Blog Post: Guest post: Salima goes Walking for Health

    Salima is 37 and living with breast cancer. She wanted to become more active, and here shares her experience of going on a health walk with the Walking for Health scheme. She hopes walking will help restore her energy levels and give her a break from day-to-day concerns. Salima: As a cancer patient...
  • Blog Post: Guest bloggers wanted to try a local walking group

    To celebrate our Walking for Health scheme, we’re looking for guest bloggers to try out an organised walk in their area, and then let the Community know how it went. Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active. It’s free, you can do it almost anywhere and you can start with...
  • Blog Post: Physical activity webchat transcript

    Earlier this month, we held a live webchat all about physical activity and cancer. Matt Corder from the Active Luton project, who works with cancer patients to help them become more active, joined us live in the chatroom to answer your questions. Staying as active as you can manage during and after...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: Doodlecat tests the Get Active, Feel Good DVD

    Community member Doodlecat has been testing out our brand new exercise to music DVD. She shares her experience of how the DVD helped her increase her activity levels. The Get Active, Feel Good exercise DVD is a low-level exercise to music programme designed for people living with or after cancer...
  • Blog Post: Physical activity webchat – Friday 5 July

    Next week, to celebrate the release of our Get Active, Feel Good exercise DVD , we’ll be holding a live webchat about physical activity and cancer. Our experts will be Matt Corder from the Active Luton project, who works with cancer patients to help them become more active. A lot of people...
  • Blog Post: Priscilla’s walking tour of Vauxhall

    For people living with or after cancer, walking is one of the easiest ways to get moving again – it’s free, you can do it almost anywhere, and you can built up your level of activity gently. That’s why Macmillan has teamed up with the Ramblers to run Walking for Health – a...
  • Blog Post: Gardening tips webchat with the NGS – transcript

    Last week, bona fide gardening guru Geoff Stonebanks joined us live in the chatroom to answer your gardening questions. The webchat was part of our celebrations for the first ever National Gardens Festival Weekend run by the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) , last weekend. More than 800 gardens opened...