Exercise Classes Jackson TN

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.

Maximum Health & Fitness
(731) 424-6884
1492 South Highland
Jackson, TN
 
Curves Jackson TN
80 Innsdale Cove, Ste. F
Jackson, TN
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

Data Provided by:
Health Development Inc
(731) 668-9243
106 Carriage House Drive
Jackson, TN
 
Curves Jackson
80 Innsdale Cove
Jackson, TN
 
Jackson Snap Fitness
(731) 736-1352
398 Oil Well Road
Jackson, TN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided by:
Cross Fit Jackson
(731) 215-0130
87 Riverport Drive
Jackson, TN
 
Snap Fitness
(731) 736-1352
398 Oil Well Road
Jackson, TN
 
Yoga Center of Jackson
(731) 664-6633
365 N. Parkway Suite #300
Jackson, TN
 
Jackson Sport & Fitness
(731) 984-8383
1068 Vann Drive
Jackson, TN
 
Curves
(731) 661-9779
80 Innsdale Cv # F
Jackson, TN
 
Data Provided by:

Exercise to Manage Blood Sugar

Provided by: 

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

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...