Exercise Classes Dillon SC

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.

Cardiac Rehab and Wellness Center
(843) 431-2620
2829 US Highway 76 E
Marion, SC
 
At Your Pace
(843) 423-2288
209 N Main St
Marion, SC
 
St Andrews Family Fitness Plus
(843) 763-3850
1642 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
 
Family Life Center
(803) 343-8587
1306 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC
 
Curves Spartanburg
2225 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
Curves for Women
(843) 841-0687
301 E Main St
Dillon, SC
 
Curves Clover SC
131 N. Main St.
Clover, SC
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Gaffney Fitness
(864) 489-9151
605 N Logan St
Gaffney, SC
 
Anytime Fitness Greer, SC
(864) 879-7972
955 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., #1A
Greer, SC
Programs & Services
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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Curves For Women
(864) 587-6587
2500 Winchester Pl
Spartanburg, SC
 
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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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