Exercise Classes Liberal KS

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.

Liberal Youth Center
(620) 626-0133
1109 W 7th St
Liberal, KS
 
Southwest Fitness and Racquetball
(620) 624-5335
1530 N Western Ave
Liberal, KS
 
Southwest Fitness & Racquetball
(620) 624-5335
1530 N Western Ave
Liberal, KS
 
Arma City Community Building
(620) 347-8100
508 E Washington St
Arma, KS
 
Curves Hutchinson KS
2602 N. Main Street
Hutchinson, KS
Programs & Services
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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Rines American Freestyle Karate
(620) 626-5425
117 W 4th St
Liberal, KS
 
Rine's American Freestyle Karat
(620) 626-5425
117 W 4th St
Liberal, KS
 
Fitness 2000 24HR Health Club
(316) 652-9114
2234 South Oliver Street
Wichita, KS
 
Olathe Snap Fitness
(913) 393-0029
11172 S. Lone Elm Rd.
Olathe, KS
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Eds Fitness
(913) 287-5330
239 N 61st St
Kansas City, KS
 
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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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