Exercise Classes Laconia NH

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.

Lrghealthcare Community Wellness Center
(603) 527-7010
31 Gilford Ave
Laconia, NH
 
Gilford Hills Tennis and Fitness Club
(603) 293-7546
314 Old Lake Shore Rd
Gilford, NH
 
Eastern Dragon Karate and Self Defense Center
(603) 524-7268
Major Brands Plz
Laconia, NH
 
Laconia Athletic and Swim Club
(603) 524-9252
827 N Main St
Laconia, NH
 
Curves For Women
(603) 528-0808
555 Main St
Laconia, NH
 
Laconia Little League
(603) 528-2933
915 N Main St
Laconia, NH
 
Teen Center
(603) 528-4048
306 Union Ave
Laconia, NH
 
Jazzercise Laconia Community Center
(603) 253-4304
306 Union Ave.
Laconia, NH
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Jazzercise

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Beverly Hills Weight Loss and Wellness
(603) 626-3888
92 Magnum Dr
Gilford, NH
 
Curves Laconia NH
314 S. Main St.
Laconia, NH
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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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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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