Regular physical activity benefits every chronic illness. The same is true for diabetes because physical exercise improves blood glucose control and prevents or delays type 2 diabetes.
In addition to the undisputed advantages in diabetics, exercise has a positive effect on heart health, blood pressure, blood cholesterol and overall quality of life.
Physical effort supports the metabolism in a natural way, because it helps to burn fat and promotes the building of lean muscle mass. For the exercises to have a positive effect on diabetes, so that they can prevent this disease and even treat it – regularity is important. To get better health, physical activity must become an everyday routine. There is no activity required at the level of professional athletes or daily, intense workouts at the gym. The optimal amount of exercise will be ensured by daily walks, climbing stairs or walking instead of moving around the car, especially at short distances.
Yoga, stretching at home and regular walks are good ideas that are sufficient to trigger natural regeneration and recovery processes.
More ambitious people who like physical activity are recommended for cardio and interval training – three to five days a week for 20 to 40 minutes. This type of training promotes fat burning and naturally improves insulin sensitivity.
All kinds of strength exercises, using weights or machines, favorably affect the metabolism of sugars and the level of sugar in the blood. If you use the services of a fitness club or gym, you will certainly have the opportunity to consult a training plan with a specialist who will take into account your physical abilities and current state of health.