Workouts for Diabetic Patients

Diabetic Care and Exercising

It is crucial for those with diabetes to exercise frequently to maintain their strength and range of motion, and promote a healthy metabolism. According to the National Institutes of Health, exercise in diabetics helps prevent diabetes related illness and lowers blood sugar levels. There are many different types of exercises to choose from for those considering adding exercise to their lifestyle. One of our favorite ways to exercise is by using bands. These bands allow you to control the exercise intensity. Usually they come in an easy, medium and hard resistance allowing the person to choose difficulty according to their strength level. We have five moves that will be a great exercise for you or your loved ones living with diabetes.

1.     Shoulder Raises

exercise for diabetic care
exercise and diabetic care

2.     Rhomboid Squeeze

 

3.     Standing Side-Leg Lift

4.     Bicep Curl

 

5.     Standing Lateral Side Bend

diabetic care and exercise

For an intense workout, go through these five steps 2-3 times to keep your body in shape and in motion. We encourage being active every day whether it’s at the gym or taking a long walk with your dog. We are here for all of your diabetic care needs, so contact us today!