Diabetes and Fitness

Diabetes and fitness is one of the key to help you control your blood sugar and also to help you lose weight.

Understand that you must exercise and how to actually do it correctly are two different things.

The type of exercise, your level of fitness and the length of time you undertake as a diabetic will depends what exercise active will work for you, so speak with your doctor or healthcare team before your start any physical activity.  

Below I have found some great fitness and exercise that I think is ideal for diabetic to get started on a sports , fitness and exercise routine in relation to diabetes.





Diabetes and exercise

Keeping active

Family exercises

Boost energy

Aerobics exercise

Diabetes and the gym

Building muscle

Diabetes and sport

Extreme sports

Sports drinks

Sport and blood sugar

Sport and hypoglycemia

Sport tips for diabetics

Training for events

Yoga and diabetes

Weight loss

Insulin and weight loss

Weight loss and diet

Weight loss and exercise

Weight loss motivation

Weight loss pills

Weight loss surgery

Alternative therapies

Bariatric surgery


Diabetes and Fitness a Weight Loss Guides

In this section I’m going to focus on weight loss through diet, exercise, keeping you motivated and even give you some extreme options like surgery and pills.

Knowing which exercise are ideal for diabetics

The best type of exercise all depends on the individual person and which physical activity is right.

What I have learn that aerobic exercise, strength training and flexibility training is a great combination to create a great exercise routine.

Aerobics exercise

While doing aerobic exercise  it increases your heart rate, raises you breathing rate and also works you muscle.

To get the minimal benefit of aerobic exercise and lose weight you should do approximate 30 minutes day.and  about five days a week.

Strength Training

Strength training is very important when it comes to building strong bones and muscle.

Did you know that the more muscle that you have the more calories that you will burn, even when at rest, and this is more important when it comes to staving off or managing diabetes.

Strength training for diabetics may include weight lifting, either at home or at the gym. 

Flexibility Training

Stretching exercise is also key when it comes to your diabetes, flexibility training keeps your joints flexible and lowers the risk of injury.

Stretching before and after exercise helps you warm up you and cool down your body.

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