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.

Jerry Page Boxing & Fitness Center
4749 Northwest Parkway
Hilliard, OH
 
Hilliard Ohio Soccer Assoc
(614) 529-8542
4974 Cemetery Rd
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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Fms Group
(614) 529-9416
3730 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH
 
California Fitness
(614) 771-1600
3830 Fishinger Blvd
Hilliard, OH
 
Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
(614) 334-9622
4515 Cosgray Road
Hilliard, OH
 
Hilliard Ray Patch Family Branch
(614) 334-9622
4515 Cosgray Road
Hilliard, OH
 
Curves Hilliard
5058 Cemetery Rd.
Hilliard, OH
 
Rhodens Fitness Express
(614) 850-7404
2370 Heathergrove 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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