Exercise

How to Love Exercising, Even When You Hate It!

Picture of PCAP founder Robert Warren Hess at the top of Mount Baldy

How I’m Able to Ride to Stop My Cancer Right after my prostate cancer surgery in May 2003, I jumped back on my bicycle and started riding again. Since May 3, 2003, I’ve risen 27,318.28 miles – yes, I track every ride I take – more than one time around the world. At the Summit more…

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Two Simple Ways to Reduce Your Prostate Cancer Risk in 2016

PCAP Founder Robert Warren Hess riding his bicycle for cancer awareness

1/3 of All Cancer Risk Is Related to Lack of Exercise and Poor Nutrition I’m entering my 12th year as a cancer survivor and I’m all about reducing my risk of prostate cancer recurrence. I can’t control everything in my life, but I can control what I do and what I eat. Read my post more…

Ride With Us at The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is honored to be one of the non-profits that the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo closely works with to carry out its charitable mission. We invite you to join us at the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo in Harrisonburg, VA. This challenging and adventurous cycling event takes place on September 20, more…

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Prostate Cancer Survivor Inspirational Video: Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper

We recently shared this extremely inspiring video on our Facebook page about Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper, a board member of ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer. It’s too good not to share again on our blog. The video was originally posted by ZERO. Steve Cooper was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2012 with more…

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4 Convincing Reasons to Start Cycling

Outdoor cycling

We, at the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (PCAP) are exercise enthusiasts. We host and sponsor several events throughout the year to encourage fitness and healthy living. Robert Hess, PCAP founder and prostate cancer survivor, has ridden the distance around the world, 24,901.6 miles, in the 10 years since his cancer treatment. Those miles have been a key element more…

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9 Helpful Ways to Transition into Spring Cycling

beautiful spring flowers

I am fortunate to live in sunny California so the weather is fairly nice year round. For my cycling friends in other areas of this great country the Spring probably couldn’t get here soon enough! So this post is for you to help get back into the swing of outside cycling again. Coach John Hughes, more…

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5 Tips for Cyclists to Avoid Getting Sick During the Winter

frozen bicycle wheel

We are still immersed in the midst of cold and flu season which means we should continue to take extra precautions in maintaining our health as we train as cyclists. Here’s 5 ways to stay healthy during the winter season from bicycling.com. They are a good reminder to all of us. Continue to train. Physical more…

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