6 easiest ways to exercise for diabetic patients
If you have a chronic diabetic disease, you have heard the story more than enough, the importance of exercise. However, like everyone else, it is challenging for you to keep exercising because it requires ceaseless efforts and patience to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Today, there are six easiest ways to help you work out everyday!
1. 30 minutes are enough
You never need to make your work-out time long and excessive.It is the best plan for you to take a walk or do simple moves for 30 minutes a day.You can add up 3 to 5 minutes to your daily exercise until it reaches up to 60 minutes.
2. Increase your total activity
Apart from the planned exercise such as walking, jogging, cycling, you need to boost up the amount of total activity throughout the day. If you rarely move your body, it is unlikely to see your improved glycemic control.
3. Wear a step counter
Buy a step counter to make a sum of the total activity and exercise. Your goal for a day will be 10,000 steps.
4. Find an exercise buddy
Be an exercise buddy for someone or find one for you! You can be motivated when feeling lazy to keep your exercise plan. What are friends for?
5. Keep an exercise journal
Record the duration of exercise and your daily glycemic index every day, and then compare the figures every month. You will Witness your improved glycemic index and decreased body weight.
6. Get an exercise prescription
It can be the most effective way to follow the exercise methods prescribed by a medical sports specialist doctor. It is safe and individualized based on your glycemic index, body fats, and muscles.
Why don’t you choose the favorable one out of the six ways and keep it for your energetic days in the winter. The sooner you start it, the sooner you will see the light at the end of the tunnel.
KMH editor, Jane