Research is now linking regular walks with lower risk of death from diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, and some forms of cancer. While many Americans fall short of the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week, the great news is, these findings are found in individuals who walk less than two hours per week. Proof that even a short walk each day can … [Read more...] about Even Short Walks Make A Big Difference!
Exercise and Diabetes
It's recommended that Americans get about 20 minutes of exercise every day. It may not sound like a huge undertaking, but nearly half of adults currently fall short of that goal. We all know that exercise is good for the body, and if we are brutally honest with ourselves, we probably have 20 minutes a day to do some form of it. So why don’t we? What holds us back? Is it … [Read more...] about Increase Exercise Motivation With These 5 Tips
Exercise is vital in achieving and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. Included below are just a few of these benefits: Helps your body make the best use of insulin and glucose, which controls blood sugar more effectively Lowers blood … [Read more...] about How Exercise Affects Blood Sugar and Heals Diabetes
EXERCISING WITH THE RIGHT WORKOUT PLAN IS AN EXCELLENT METHOD OF CONTROLLING TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D) Around 90% of diabetics are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and this is often referred to as a chronic lifestyle disease (The American Council on Exercise, 2009). Doctors frequently treat this chronic condition with diabetes medication and/or insulin therapy to control the … [Read more...] about Exercising with the Right Workout Plan