Darryl Edwards is a movement coach, TEDx speaker and thought leader in the area of creativity and innovation in fitness and health. He is the best-selling author of Animal Moves, winner of best Paleo fitness website award by Paleo Magazine for PrimalPlay.com and has featured in the BBC documentaries How to Eat to Live Forever and Doctor In The House. Darryl‘s mission is to get a million people to reconnect with their inner child and to fall in love with movement again.
The Evolution of Cancer and Movement As a Therapeutic Intervention
There exists a large body of evidence that those who participate in higher levels of physical activity have a reduced likelihood of developing a variety of cancers compared to those who engage in lower levels of physical activity. What role does fat as fuel play in cancer progression? It will be proposed that although most of us are aware that physical exercise is important, we are less familiar with the underlying biological mechanisms and how best to use exercise/physical activity as medicine. There will be a discussion of glucose and lipids in the role of cancer growth and proliferation.