Exercise Classes Decatur 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.

Decatur Athletic Club
(256) 350-7070
215 2nd Ave SE # F
Decatur, AL
 
Decatur Athletic Club
(256) 350-7070
219 2nd Ave SE
Decatur, AL
 
Websters Karate
(256) 350-5722
113 6th Ave NW
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Dynamic Fitness
(256) 686-1566
2845 Gordon Terry Parkway
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Encore Sports Enhancement Center
(256) 309-5929
1905 Central Pkwy SW
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Lady Works
(256) 350-8353
1820 6th Ave SE Ste D
Decatur, AL
 
Decatur Athletic Club
(256) 355-7707
1821 Beltline Road Southwest
Decatur, AL
 
Red Jasper Spa
(256) 584-0129
211 2nd Ave SE
Decatur, AL
 
Sports Fit
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1530 6th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
 
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1130 4th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
 

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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