Exercise Classes Norristown PA

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.

Slim and Tone 30 Minute Workout For Women
(610) 631-5443
Fairview Village Sho
Fairview Village, PA
 
Curves Whitpain/East Norriton
38 W. Germantown Pike
East Norristown, PA
 
Greater Plymouth Community Center
(610) 277-4312
2910 Jolly Rd
Norristown, PA
 
L A Fitness Sports Club
(610) 279-0383
2955 Swede Rd
Norristown, PA
 
Montgomery Health and Fitness
(610) 272-5679
201 E Fornance St
Norristown, PA
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
38 W Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA

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The Fitness Exchange
(610) 397-1780
1004 W Ridge Pike
Norristown, PA
 
Aikido Seishinkan
(610) 239-9950
50 E Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA
 
LA Fitness
(610) 279-0383
2961 Swede Road
East Norriton, PA
 
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(610) 275-0684
1510 Dekalb St
Norristown, PA
 
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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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