Exercise Classes Hilliard OH

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.

Murdock Julie
(614) 771-9050
3700 Lacon Rd
Hilliard, OH
 
Heritage Golf Club
(614) 777-1690
3525 Heritage Club Dr
Hilliard, OH
 
YMCA of Central Ohio
(614) 334-9622
4515 Cosgray Rd
Hilliard, OH
 
Curves Hilliard OH
5058 Cemetery Rd.
Hilliard, OH
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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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Power Shack Gym & Fitness Center
(614) 771-8873
3600 Fishinger Blvd
Hilliard, OH
 
Sweet Science Boxing & Fitness
(614) 876-5174
4749 Northwest Parkway
Hilliard, OH
 
Hilliard Snap Fitness
(614) 777-9317
2467 Hilliard Rome Rd.
Hilliard, OH
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Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Metro Fitness Hilliard
(614) 850-0070
3440 Heritage Club Dr
Hilliard, OH

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Northwest Kiwanis Soccer
(614) 529-0294
4662 Cemetery Rd
Hilliard, OH
 
Fms Group
(614) 529-9416
3730 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH
 
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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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