Exercise Classes Daphne AL

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.

Anytime Fitness Daphne, AL
(251) 626-5018
2020 US-98, Suite C
Daphne, AL
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24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Comfort Keepers
(251) 621-1234
28651 US Highway 98
Daphne, AL
 
Jazzercise Daphne Abundant Life Christian Center
(251) 490-5344
11101 County Rd. 64
Daphne, AL
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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YMCA Inc Batchelors Kydszone
(251) 621-8898
27080 Pollard Rd
Daphne, AL
 
Powerhouse Gym
(251) 621-7804
28260 US Highway 98 # 1
Daphne, AL
 
Gym Power House
(251) 621-7800
28260 US Highway 98
Daphne, AL
 
Dean Carr Personal Fitness
(251) 626-0909
111 Van Buren St
Daphne, AL
 
Batchelors Kydszone
(251) 626-5104
8051 Whispering Pines Rd
Daphne, AL
 
Tone and Tan Fitness Gym
(251) 626-7911
27054 Parker Ln
Daphne, AL
 
Curves Daphne
28567 CR 13
Daphne, AL
 
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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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