Category: Get More Active

  • Do One Lower Body Strength Exercise

    Do One Lower Body Strength Exercise

    “Today I will challenge myself and do one lower body exercise to build more muscles.”

  • Do One Upper Body Strength Exercise

    Do One Upper Body Strength Exercise

    “Today I will challenge myself and do one upper body exercise to build more muscles.”

  • Increase My Physical Activity

    Increase My Physical Activity

    Today I will increase my physical activity with 10 minutes and use my band to track my activity.

  • Track Your Heart Rate Using the GluCare App

    Track Your Heart Rate Using the GluCare App

    Today I will track my heart rate using the GluCare App.

  • Get Started With Resistance Training

    Get Started With Resistance Training

    Get Started With Resistance Training There are many different ways to do resistance training, and you don’t need to spend hours a day lifting weights to benefit from strength training. Here are two resistance exercises you can start to implement in your workout program two times a week.  Squats A great exercise for strengthening hips, […]

  • Strength Training How-Tos

    Strength Training How-Tos

    Why Strength Training Strength training has so many benefits, but the most critical one is that it makes it easier to control your blood glucose level. Strength training help your body: Respond better to insulin Improve the way it uses blood glucose Lose and/or maintain weight Lower your risk for heart disease It is recommended […]

  • Strength Training and Diabetes

    Strength Training and Diabetes

    Strength Training Strength training is known by many names, including resistance exercises or weight training. All of these terms refer to exercises where you lift or pull against resistance, usually added by weights. The resistance can be dumbbells, rubber exercise tubing, your own body weight, bricks, bottles of water, or any other object that causes […]

  • What is Aerobic Fitness?

    What is Aerobic Exercise? Aerobic exercise means “with oxygen.” It increases your breathing and heart rates, and helps keep your heart, lungs, and circulatory system healthy. Structured Aerobic Exercise has been proven to increase insulin sensitivity, overall, for those with diabetes, even after 1 week.  What are some aerobic exercises? Aerobic exercise involves repeated and […]

  • The Ideal Type of Physical Activity

    Purpose of Getting More Active Exercise helps prevent excess weight gain, maintain weight loss, boosts mood and prevent or manage diseases like heart disease and cancer. As you know, the goal is to get at least 150 minutes of activity each week, ideally at a moderate pace. To find out if you’re being active at […]