Exercise Classes Cocoa FL

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.

Hardcore Gym
(321) 633-4385
878 S Cocoa Blvd
Cocoa, FL
 
Curves Cocoa FL
1545 N. Cocoa Blvd.
Cocoa, FL
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(321) 749-8035
5010 Somerville Dr
Rockledge, FL
 
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(321) 636-4206
1795 Cogswell Street
Rockledge, FL
 
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(321) 432-3667
11 Orange Ave.
Rockledge, FL
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1545 N. Cocoa Blvd.
Cocoa, FL
 
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(321) 305-6952
Murrell Road
Rockledge, FL
 
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(321) 639-6066
597 Haverty Ct
Rockledge, FL

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(321) 433-1331
1802 US Highway 1
Rockledge, FL
 
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3806 Murrell Road
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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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