For Kids Who Conquer Cancer, Focus Is On Fitness
In an effort to get children back into shape following treatment, Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is one of just a few in the U.S. to offer exercise programs specifically designed for kids who overcome cancer. Video Courtesy of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.was really tough for him. -Doctor said it's common for kids to gain weight or lose muscle during cancer treatment. But for all they deal with during therapy, it's after their finish that the frustration can really set in. -And while the kids there have the heart and have the mind to get back into physical activity once their chemotherapy is over, their body sometimes just aren't ready. -Which is why experts at Nationwide Children's Hospital are among just a few in the US to develop fitness program specifically designed for young cancer survivors . It's called the Play Strong Program and was created in an effort to continue care along after cancer is gone. Nearly 80%I can do a lot more than I used to. -At Nationwide Children's Hospital , this is Clark Coan reporting.
-Hip extension: Support yourself on forearms and knees. Raise right leg upward for the count of 5 while extending knee. Keep back straight and hips square. When you can go no further, squeeze butt and slowly lower leg until foot touches mat. Do as many reps as you can then repeat on left leg.touches mat. Do as many reps as you can then repeat on left leg .
How to Do Crunches
Ever wondered how to do the perfect crunch? Here's a step-by-step guide to correct form.knees. Squeeze abs and hold for 2 seconds then slowly lower until shoulder blades touch the floor. Repeat as many times as you can while maintaining proper form.
How to Do an Overhead Press
-Overhead Press: You'll need a pair of 5-pound dumbbells for this move. Sit in a chair, feet shoulder width apart. Bend elbows bringing hands to shoulders with palms facing each other. Rotating wrist, press arms overhead without locking elbows for a count of 5 and slowly bring back to shoulders.pair of 5-pound dumbbells for this move. Sit in a chair, feet shoulder width apart. Bend elbows bringing hands to shoulders with palms facing each other. Rotating wrist, press arms overhead without locking elbows for a
-Hip abduction: Lie on right side with right leg bent 90 degrees and body supported on right forearm. Raise left leg straight out the side as high as possible for 5 seconds. Squeeze butt at top then slowly lower. Repeat as many times as you can while maintaining form then switch to opposite side.right leg bent 90 degrees and body supported on right forearm. Raise left leg straight out the side as high as possible for 5 seconds. Squeeze butt at top then slowly lower. Repeat as many times
How to Do a Calf Raise
-Calf Raise: Stand on the first step of a staircase, heels hanging off the edge and feet shoulder width apart. Lift up on toes for a count of 5 then lower back down at the same speed, heels dipping below step. Repeat as many times as you can while maintaining form.first step of a staircase, heels hanging off the edge and feet shoulder width apart. Lift up on toes for a count of 5 then lower back down at the same speed, heels dipping below step.
Body After Baby
-Hi. I'm Dr. Georgia Witkin. -And I'm Kimberly Pauley. -And I'm Kimberly's mother. -And I'm the mother of two boys. -Which makes me G.G. for Grandma Georgia. -So, welcome to G.G. and me. -We talk about everything. -Well the reason I talk to my mother about everything is that she is a professor ofa Fox News contributor. -And Kimberly is a lawyer, a columnist, a college professor and pregnant. -So, we're gonna be talking about pregnancy, please join us. -Okay, I'm sure this is your favorite topic of all. Body changes before and after pregnancy. But first, say hello. -My name is Kimberly Pauley, and I have two sons
Holly and Marni show how you can use home exercise videos to get in shape. It's easy and fun!if you can't go to a gym, you're left to find an exercise program on your own. -So, Holly and I have a number of videos that we're gonna give a try to see which ones best fit our lifestyle and energy level . -Let's give this a shot and see how it turns out. -Okay. What we got here? -Begin seated on the ball in
Yoga for Kids
Parents TV's Kris Eisenhauer shows how to get your kids interested in yoga for better fitness and fun.little bit-- I mean, with kids, you can't do just a regular yoga class that adults do. They'd be bored. So, it's really important to implement games, get lots of games, make it fun-- -[unk] monkeys. -Okay. -the fun involved which allows all the kids to have their turn at same poses. -Big breaths, inhale , exhale . -And then what's really fun is the kids like to bring it home to their parents. And they love teaching their parents
Dealing With Grief
-You're watching bettertv.com. -At some point in our lives, we all lose somebody that we love. It could be a brother, a sister, a parent, a spouse or even a best friend. Well, mourning can be a long and difficult process, and it's different for everybody. Today, Marni talks about grief in a storyit would be appropriate to talk to an expert today about the grieving process . -My name is Amy Polin, and I'm a licensed Marriage and Family therapist . Fifty percent of my practices marriages and families, and the other fifty percent is working with individuals on number of different issues, one of those being grief. -My co-host Holly is one of my dearest friends and she just lost her husband. Can you explain a little bit about the process that she may be going through? -Onedepression is raw, intense, seemingly unbearable pain. The final stage of a grieving process is Acceptance. And this is a delicate, and yet very, very important phase of the process because what a person is grieving