10 Ways to Lose Weight After 40

Once you hit the big 4-0 things are not quite like they use to be, your metabolism slows and it’s not as easy as it used to be to lose weight. …

Moderate Muscle Strength May Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have Type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research …

Resistance training may help prevent type 2 diabetes

A new study points to the benefits of exercise, especially resistance training (RT), for preventing Type 2 diabetes. In the randomized controlled …

Move more, sit less – great advice, but how can we make time for exercise?

By: David E. Conroy, Pennsylvania State University and Sherry Pagoto, University of Connecticut It’s that time again. The U.S. Department of …

The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan

By: Dr. Sheri R. Colberg The following is excerpted from Living Well and Being Fit with Diabetes, No Matter Your Weight By: Sheri R. Colberg, Ph.D. …

Tips for Getting Started on Your Exercise Program

By: Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. When you were last faced with deciding between taking an afternoon nap and going out for a brisk walk, which did you …

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 …

Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Diabetes

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. Even though I have personally been living with diabetes since I was four years old (in 1968), I knew even back …

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 …