Losing Belly Fat Routine

Sounds like a great workout. This is the part that sounded great and fun. Countdown Workout Perform 10 reps of a kettlebell (or dumbbell) swing Without rest, do 10 reps of burpees Still without resting, do 9 reps of the swings Now do 9 reps of burpees Continue this pattern until you do just 1 rep of each exercise, trying to rest as little as possible (or not at all) between moves. http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/3-reasons-why-youre-not-losing-fat-135100343.html Read more »

Lifting Weights to Lower Blood Sugar

For a long time, doctors advised people with diabetes against weight training. They believed that it made it worse but research now shows that it could help! The Life Science Institute researchers at the University of Michigan have found that resistance training helps to strengthen the white muscle, which helps to lower the blood sugar.   Why Did Doctors Believe the Opposite?   Before the study, there was the belief that the growth of white muscle would lead to more reliance on glucose. This, in turn, would keep the blood sugar levels high. Since there is more need for the energy, the body will release more of the insulin to try and keep it in check. This would make diabetes worse since there would be too much in the body.   Too much insulin causes a problem for the body. The cells cannot cope with the amount that is around […] Read more »

Weight Lifting and Diabetes

Weight Lifting and Diabetes – I have been using P90x for 9 months and my average morning blood sugar went from 240’s to 80’s. My experience and medical research are on the same page…”Medical science has well established the benefits of aerobic exercise for people with type 2 diabetes. Now, researchers believe that a diabetes and exercise plan also should include a regular weight-training routine. (The federal government recommends that all people, even those without chronic illness, strength train at least twice a week.) Strength training has been shown to improve the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and, when part of a workout plan that includes aerobics, can put the person with diabetes on the path to long-term good health. Diabetes and Exercise: The Benefits of Strength Training Studies have found that strength training can help people with diabetes by improving the body’s ability to use insulin and process glucose. […] Read more »