Exercise Classes Chillicothe OH

Couch potatoes take note, especially those with type-2 diabetes—exercise may be the best way to manage your blood sugar. So what’s new about that? Anyone diagnosed with diabetes knows (or at least has been told) to lose weight, watch what they eat, quit smoking, and get regular exercise.

Mike's Paint Street Gym
(740) 774-2582
70 North Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH
 
Mikes Paint St Gym
(740) 774-2582
70 N Paint St
Chillicothe, OH
 
Chillicothe Swim and Racquet Club
(740) 773-4929
1245 Western Ave
Chillicothe, OH
 
Ohio University Chillicothe Health & Wellness Center
(740) 774-7760
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH
 
La Femme Fitness
(740) 804-6852
97 E. 2nd Street
Chillicothe, OH
 
Jazzercise Chillicothe Tabernacle Baptist
(740) 772-6172
221 E. Main St.
Chillicothe, OH
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(740) 772-6172
100 Mill St.
Chillicothe, OH
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Curves Chillicothe OH - West
70 Consumer Center Dr.
Chillicothe, OH
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Curves For Women
(740) 779-2113
20 Executive Center Dr
Chillicothe, OH
 
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(740) 773-4059
4455 State Route 159
Chillicothe, OH
 
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Exercise to Manage Blood Sugar

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By James Keough

Couch potatoes take note, especially those with type-2 diabetes—exercise may be the best way to manage your blood sugar. So what’s new about that? Anyone diagnosed with diabetes knows (or at least has been told) to lose weight, watch what they eat, quit smoking, and get regular exercise. But those same people will tell you how hard it is to make all those changes simultaneously. So the big question is, which one has the most effect on blood sugar?

In the journal Diabetologia, researchers recently reviewed 103 studies involving more than 10,000 people and found that studies advocating exercise alone lowered blood sugar levels two times better than those testing multipronged approaches. But don’t think that means you face hours-long workouts or sessions with a drill-sergeant personal trainer—studies investigating those approaches showed no better results than regimens specifying less exercise time and group sessions.

The trick, of course, is to get started. Take a stroll after dinner, park at the far end of the lot and walk to the store, take the stairs when you can—and as you get stronger (and feel better), you can increase your level of activity.

Author: James Keough

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