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Pound Poms for Breast Cancer Recovery is Coming soon!

 “PoundPoms® 4 Recovery”, is the brainchild created through the collaboration of Andrea Leonard, President of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute & cancer survivor and Sherry ShamRock, founder of FIT 2 CHEER & inventor of PoundPoms (weighted cheerleading pom poms!) The inspiration was impelled when Natasha Madison a breast cancer survivor and friend of Shamrock’s, contacted her […]

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New Medical Exercise Board Member

CETI welcomes Lisa Dougherty to our Medical Exercise Board. Lisa is both a Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach through the American Council on Exercises in 1999. Lisa founded Whole Body Fitness in 1999 to provide top-caliber personal training services to clients of all ages and fitness levels. Inspired by her late father, a four-time cancer […]


August Cancer Exercise Specialist of the Month

Karri Stearns is both a 12 year breast cancer survivor and a Cancer Exercise Specialist. After being diagnosed with cancer, Karri continued to work as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She encourages others to stay as active as possible during cancer treatment to help keep their energy levels up. Since being diagnosed with […]

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Seeking Exceptional Fitness Professionals

DC, MD, and VA Fitness Professionals – If you consider yourself an exceptional fitness professional, yoga, Pilates, personal trainer, group exercise, etc., and possess a nationally recognized fitness certification or degree in a health-related field, we invite you to attend the Cancer Exercise Specialist Advanced Certification Workshop in Springfield, VA October 15-26, 2016. South Run […]

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More Exciting than Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders

More exciting than Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. What do you get when you combine the most cutting-edge education on breast cancer recovery with weighted pom poms? You will find out soon!

Our Goal Is Simple

To Educate Health & Fitness Professionals to Empower Cancer Survivors

Our Goal Is Simple The Cancer Exercise Training Institute provides health and fitness professionals with comprehensive coursework on twenty-five types of cancer as well as pediatrics, their surgeries and treatments, breast reconstruction, upper and lower body lymphedema prevention, identification, and management, cancer pain and fatigue, comprehensive fitness evaluations including postural assessment and goniometry, as well as marketing strategies and how to position themselves as the "next step" in the health care continuum.

Cancer Exercise Specialists are to cancer what cardiac rehab is to the heart patient. At CETI we provide products and educational materials for health care professionals as well as cancer patients.

Developed by Cancer Exercise Specialist and author of Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors and the EM-POWER program, Andrea Leonard, The Cancer Exercise Training Institute was established in response to a growing need to provide scientifically-based, current information on exercise therapy as a critical component of cancer recovery.