Many people with diabetes decide that they don’t have enough energy for their planned exercise at some point in the day. They lay on the couch, feel guilty, and decide that morning may be a better time to work out. When the next day comes around, the alarm goes off earlier, and they hit the snooze button multiple times until there is no time left to exercise. The motivation to get the exercise routine started and sustained is the problem. When you understand the relationship between exercise and diabetes, it becomes another incentive to add a full-body workout routine, or really any other type of exercise, to your lifestyle at least 3 days a week.
Here are the exercise benefits a diabetic needs to understand to get started using exercise to help manage diabetes.(more…)