Breast Cancer Survivors' Fit Club

Breast Cancer Survivors' Fit Club is a complimentary 10-week overall fitness and wellness program specifically designed for breast cancer survivors. Fit Club focuses on improving balance, postural stability, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, body composition, and symptoms of fatigue. The program also provides a supportive community which enhances mental wellness leading to a healthy sense of self.

Survivors' Fit Club runs three times a year and is sponsored by Racquets for Recovery, an organization that benefits patients of MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program. Each 10-week session can support up to 15 survivors.

Activities and classes

The Survivors' Fit Club program includes:

  • 3-month MUSC Wellness Center membership
  • Pre/post body composition testing
  • Pre/post functional movement screening test including:
    • Shoulder range of motion testing using goniometer
    • Posture and movement assessment
  • Two 60-minute group exercise classes a week (Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.) including:
    • Shoulder range of motion workshops
    • Introduction to weight training
    • Yoga
    • Aquatic classes
    • Pickleball
    • Boxing circuits
    • Specialized core classes
  • Two 30-minute educational support sessions per week including:
    • Nutrition
    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Medication education
    • Breathwork seminar
    • Clean beauty/clean living education
  • One 30-minute one-on-one personal training session with individualized exercise plan
  • One therapeutic gardening session
  • Continuous support from fitness and health professionals as well as clinical staff

2024 sessions

  • January 15 – March 20
  • May 6 – July 17
  • September 9 – November 13

Participate in Survivors' Fit Club

Participation in this program requires a physician’s clearance form. If you are interested in joining the next Survivors' Fit Club session, please fill out our interest form.