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.

Bodymasters Fitness
(513) 459-4883
1065 Reading Rd
Mason, OH
 
Body Masters Ultimate Fitness
(513) 459-4883
1065 Reading Rd
Mason, OH
 
Curves For Women
(513) 336-0369
5250 Courseview Dr
Mason, OH
 
Mason Snap Fitness
(513) 229-7300
4200 Aero Drive, Corner of Western Row & Tylersville
Mason, OH
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Deep Third Fitness
(513) 336-6538
9947 Cedar Knoll Dr
Mason, OH
 
Nurses As Teachers Inc
(513) 336-9162
8237 Indian Summer Way
Mason, OH
 
Urban Active - Deerfield
(513) 583-4653
5600 Deerfield Boulevard
Mason, OH
 
Golf Center At Kings Island the
(513) 398-5200
6042 Fairway Dr
Mason, OH
 
Gold's Gym
(513) 583-0100
5600 Deerfield Blvd
Mason, OH
 
Jazzercise Mason Anthem Blue Cross And Blue Shield
(513) 319-3260
4361 Irwin Simpson Dr.
Mason, OH
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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