Exercise

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8 Easy Strength Training Exercises You Can do in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Along with a regular cardio routine, whether it’s walking, jogging, or biking, you should aim for strength training at least twice a week. …

Sitting and Diabetes in Older Adults: Does Timing Matter?

By: John Bellettiere, University of California San Diego; Andrea LaCroix, University of California San Diego, and Matthew Mclaughlin, University of …

Fitness for Seniors: It’s Never Too Late to Begin a Regular Exercise Program

By: Chris Sparling A moderate-intensity workout, performed three-to-five times per week, is more than enough for seniors and older adults to begin …

Best Pre-Workout Snacks for People with Diabetes

By Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE What you need to eat and how much before your workout depends on many factors, including the intensity of your …

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How to Jump Start Your Exercise Program

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. You may have started out with the best of intentions to become more fit, and you may even have invested in some new …

12 Safe Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

As you are well aware, exercise is a requirement for someone with diabetes, whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It keeps your muscles …

“Raking In” The Benefits of Gardening

By: Nicole Johnson, MA, MPH Don’t you just love this time of year? The natural process of birth and growth in our environment is an amazing …

Weightlifting is good for your heart, Study

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new study. …

New Exercise Guidelines Encourage Americans to Get Up And Move

Americans looking to be more healthy can exercise in smaller segments in shorter bursts of time, according to new guidelines released by the …

Light Activity Could Address Health Risks of Sedentary Workplace

Researchers have found that light exercise, such as pedaling a stationary bike, while sitting at a desk improved insulin responses. Kinesiologists …