Thursday, 10 July 2014

Exercises: motivate yourself

Physical activity - an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. In addition to improving the overall health and well-being, increase your daily activity level can help you better manage your diabetes. This will help reduce insulin resistance - Your body can use insulin more efficiently.

Physical ActivityThis is especially important for people with type 2 diabetes . And if you do not have diabetes, exercise can also help prevent "insulin resistance syndrome", which can develop into type 2 diabetes and also increase the risk of heart disease.

For people with diabetes, exercise doing muscle and other tissues more sensitive to insulin, thus, less need insulin to move glucose from the blood into muscle cells. Some people with type 2 diabetes find they no longer need to take insulin or other diabetes medication as soon as they begin to engage in regular exercise.
Nevertheless, you should not start a training program or make changes in your diet, insulin or medications without discussing this with your health care team. Always begin your program of exercises with five minutes leisurely stretching exercises. Then increase the intensity and log off a five minute leisurely exercise for body cooling. Practice as often as possible, at least every other day. Start with 10-20 minutes if you're new to training. Bring up to 30-45 minutes a few weeks.

In a recent study, researchers found that long-term, intense exercise can significantly improve the body's ability to control the level of glucose in the blood that exercise can slow the development of diabetes or heart disease in people at risk. The study also reports that these positive effects of exercise persisted one month after the end of the training program.
How to stay motivated:

If you understand how useful exercise for your diabetes, it can help you stick to your workout. In addition to lowering blood glucose, exercise can:

• To help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
• Improve your heart and blood circulation, and reduce blood pressure .
• Increase your energy level, but also help you sleep and relax.
• give you a positive psychological effect, making you feel good, helping to fight with stress.
• Improve health of bones and help prevent osteoporosis.
Some tips to help generate interest in the exercises:

• Joining a group can make exercise more fun, and the presence of other people you can ease the physical exercises.
• Schedule workouts and stick to the plan.
• Use different exercises, but do not do the same thing every day.
• Set realistic and specific goals. Do not expect to lose a lot of weight in a few days. Aim to exercise four times a week and lose 5-10 pounds this year.
• Reward yourself when you reach your goals.
• Monitor your success. Keep a log of training and record the significant changes.         

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