Exercise Classes Kingman AZ

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.

Heavy Metal Gym
(928) 753-8088
420 E Beale St
Kingman, AZ
 
Kingman Fitness and Racquet Club
(928) 757-1111
1950 Kino Ave
Kingman, AZ
 
Jazzercise Kingman Del Webb Wellness Center
(928) 757-2101
1719 Beverly Ave.
Kingman, AZ
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Jazzercise

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Kingman Regional Medical Center
(928) 692-4600
Kingman, AZ
 
Gilbert Snap Fitness
(480) 840-6363
1459 S Higley Rd, Corner of Higley & Ray Rd. in Higley Park Commons
Gilbert, AZ
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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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Royal Pools and Spas
(928) 757-8558
4573 N Stockton Hill Rd
Kingman, AZ
 
Del E Webb Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
(928) 692-4600
1719 Beverly Ave
Kingman, AZ
 
Diet Center
(928) 753-5066
1848 Hope Ave Ste 1
Kingman, AZ
 
Curves Fort Mohave AZ
5225 Highway 95, Ste. 10
Fort Mohave, AZ
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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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Curves
(800) 615-7352
714 E Wilcox Dr Ste. C
Sierra Vista, AZ

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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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