Exercise Classes Hammond IN

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.

Purdue University Calumet
(219) 989-2175
Fitness Center
Hammond, IN
 
Y M C A Lincoln Center
(219) 852-9622
3835 S Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN
 
Curves Hammond IN - South
6745 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN
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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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Bally Total Fitness
(708) 891-8800
1500 Torrence Avenue
Calumet City, IL
 
Ratio 1 To 1
(708) 832-1550
2040 River Oaks Dr
Calumet City, IL
 
Curves For Women
(219) 931-2878
6745 Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN
 
Edison Little League
(219) 554-1599
1245 River Dr
Hammond, IN
 
Chec Childrens Health & Exec
(708) 862-4323
2020 River Oaks Dr
Calumet City, IL
 
River Oaks Bally Total Fitness
1500 Torrence Ave
Calumet City, IL
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Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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(219) 392-9829
1021 W 151st St
East Chicago, IN
 
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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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