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 …

Top 7 Exercises for People with Diabetes

As you know, exercising is a key component in managing your diabetes. Not only is it integral to maintaining your blood sugars, but it’s also …

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 …

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 …

Simple Ways to Find Fitness Motivation

Getting yourself to workout can be tough. Long work days, family commitments and overall fatigue can make it very easy for you to skip a workout. …

“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. …