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​ Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate

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​ Exercise is the Turbo Boost to a Healthy Prostate

05 Sep 2023 by Ted Escobedo   1 min read

In the fight against prostate cancer, exercise is a secret weapon that keeps on delivering. Multiple studies conclude that exercise can help delay or prevent prostate cancer progression. Aerobic exercise after prostate cancer diagnosis may reduce the risk of prostate cancer recurrence or death by up to 60 percent. While one study showed the most benefit was seen by jogging one hour six days a week, a more recent study found that simply walking 30 minutes a day, or three or more hours a week, at a brisk pace (3 mph or faster) can have equally beneficial effects. The brisk pace is important: One study found that men who walked three or more hours a week at a brisk pace after diagnosis had a 57 percent lower risk of having prostate cancer recur than men who walked at a slower pace, for less than three hours a week.
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