Excercises for those with Diabetes

“As far as exercise goes, there are some guidelines that Diabetics  can follow.”

Diabetic Fitness – Cash for Diabetic Test Strips: Being diagnosed with diabetes, whether Type I or Type II, is no picnic. You will find that you need to make many changes to your lifestyle including what you eat, how often you see a doctor, and your level of physical activity. Most endocrinologists that take care of diabetic patients have resources available for you to read and access that tell you how to manage your new found disease.

As far as exercise goes, there are some guidelines that you can follow to get you started. There’s no day like today to begin. As long as you have received clearance from your health care provider to begin exercise, there’s no reason you can’t start today. It doesn’t have to take up a lot of time or cause you pain to give you benefits. You’ll need to do three types of exercise. Those three are aerobic, resistance, and stretches. Each of the types has a unique purpose in your health regimen.

Aerobics are the basis for your overall general health and consists of activities that elevate your heart rate. Do these for 20 minutes just 3 times per week or split the 20 minute sessions into two 10 minute sessions 3 days per week. This is to exercise your largest and most significant muscle-your heart.

When Doing Aerobics

When doing aerobics, whether you walk, jog, ride a bicycle, or use stair stepper, you should keep track of your pulse rate. Place your fingertips under your jaw line on either side (just one at a time!) to find your pulse. You’ll want to keep your pulse up to 60-80% of 220-your current age. So if you are 60, your pulse rate should be between 96 and 128 to be effective. If you don’t know your pulse rate, it’s ok. Just get out and take a walk or go for a short bike ride. Do something to get you moving.

Resistance exercise is based on the strengthening of your muscle structure. You can join a gym and try a weight program, or just buy some inexpensive resistance bands and stretch them over the doorknob at home for a similar effect. Hand held dumb bells are another good option.

Stretching is critical to prevent injury and keep you flexible. Stretch after you work out for best results. That may be counter to what you’ve heard in the past. Stretching when you are already warm will help to avoid pulled tendons and muscles.

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