By: Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.
Bored with your exercise routine? Looking to start being active, but just not excited about doing the walking your doctor prescribed?
You’re in luck! Your health and diabetes control can benefit when you do a whole host of different activities, not just the usual ones like walking.
As you get older, you really need to work on your balance and agility to lower your risk of falling—and activities like dancing may work better than walking. Simply expending more energy doing any physical activity (including active video gaming) can prevent weight gain and cardiovascular complications.
Read on to learn about some other important activities you can try out.