Exercise Classes Mason OH

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.

Curves For Women
(513) 336-0369
5250 Courseview Dr
Mason, OH
 
Gold's Gym
(513) 583-4653
5600 Deerfield Blvd
Mason, OH

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Cailibrated Training Systems
(513) 309-8458
4503 US 42
Mason, OH
 
Jazzercise
(513) 398-4145
753 Reading Rd
Mason, OH
 
Sports Express
(513) 398-2400
5280 State Route 741
Mason, OH
 
Mason Snap Fitness
(513) 229-7300
4200 Aero Drive, Corner of Western Row & Tylersville
Mason, OH
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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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Jazzercise Mason Anthem Blue Cross And Blue Shield
(513) 319-3260
4361 Irwin Simpson Dr.
Mason, OH
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Jazzercise

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Body Masters Ultimate Fitness
(513) 459-4883
1065 Reading Rd
Mason, OH
 
Crooked Tree Golf Course
(513) 398-3933
5171 Sentinel Oak Dr
Mason, OH
 
Heritage Club
(513) 459-7711
6690 Heritage Club Dr
Mason, OH
 
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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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