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Table 2 Brief Description of Project MOVE Groups and Microgrant Activities

From: A preliminary trial examining a ‘real world’ approach for increasing physical activity among breast cancer survivors: findings from project MOVE

Groups Microgrant Activities
1) Women on Weights
(n = 5)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver weight training (e.g., free weights, resistance bands, weight machines) to participants. MET Range 3–6
2) Group Training
(n = 10, 2 participants were healthy support individuals)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver group circuit training, which included strength training with equipment, body weight exercises, and cardio using treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes. MET Range 3–8
3) Explore Movement
(n = 8)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver a variety of activities including strength training, yoga, pilates, and low impact aerobics. MET Range 2–5
4) Move Anytime Anywhere
(n = 12)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver a variety of activities including strength training with free weights and body weight and group walking/jogging. Met Range 3–8
5) Strive to Thrive
(n = 12)
- Participants purchased Fitbits™ & free weights for each member of the group. Participants walked together and participated in low intensity weight training taught by a hired exercise trainer after each walk. MET Range 2–8
6) Spin Together
(n = 8, 2 participants were healthy support individuals)
- Participants purchased and attended spin class together and participated in light yoga movements and stretching afterwards. MET Range 2–8
7) Fit Together
(n = 12, 3 participants were healthy support individuals)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver a variety of activities including strength training with free weights and body weight. In addition they participated in group walking/jogging. MET Range 3–8
8) New Wave Warriors
(n = 9, 4 participants were healthy support individuals)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver a variety of exercise options including “boot camp” style workouts, walking and hiking, and yoga. MET Range 3–9
9) iHealth
(n = 6, 3 participants were other cancer survivors)
- Participants hired a certified exercise trainer to deliver a variety of exercise options including strength training with free weights, resistance bands, TRX, as well as group aerobic activities such as low impact aerobics. MET Range 3–6
10) Spin to Health
(n = 5, 2 participants were healthy support individuals)
- Participants purchased and attended spin, barre, yoga and combination classes together. MET Range 2–8
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