Exercise Classes Louisville KY

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.

Love Your Body Yoga
(812) 734-1035
2110 Bardstown Rd # B
Louisville, KY
 
Jim Cains Mid City Fitness and Tanning
(502) 458-7282
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Yoga East
(502) 585-9642
1135 E Kentucky St
Louisville, KY
 
Bellarmine University
(502) 458-7796
2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Swabek's Highland Fitness
(502) 365-3101
1753 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
 
Jazzercise Louisville Mid City Mall Fitness Center
(502) 636-2963
1250 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY
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Patti Medleys Dance Center
(502) 454-7700
2525 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Metamorphosis Traning Center
(502) 566-5001
960 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY
 
Fitkids Gym
(502) 253-5533
2525 Ellsworth Avenue
Louisville, KY
 
Jazzercise J Town Fitness Center
(502) 634-3768
1127 Charles St
Louisville, KY
 
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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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