Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Mix Aerobics and Weights to Lower Blood Sugar

A new study has found that combining aerobics with weight training works better than either one alone in lowering blood sugar.
People with diabetes should mix aerobics with weight training to get the best results in lowering blood sugar, a new study suggests. The combination worked best for weight loss too, compared to aerobics or weight training alone.

Blood sugar is fuel to muscles, and more sugar is burned during aerobic activity. Weight training builds more muscle, and both activities change muscle proteins in ways that enhance the process. Read more

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