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Exercise prescription for Diabetes

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Feb 02, 2012
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A)   Aerobic or Cardiovascular exercises

 

Mode: Brisk Walking, Jogging, Cycling, Swimming and Group Aerobics

Intensity: 50% to 80% of HRR (Heart Rate Reserve)

Frequency: 3 to 7 days per week. Daily exercise will help more in controlling glucose levels.

Duration: 20 to 60 minutes.

B)    Resistance Training:

Train with weights for a minimum of 2 times a week with a gap of at least 48 hours between sessions. Light weights with more repetitions are suggested. Start with 10 to 15 repetitions and then progress to 15 to 20 repetitions.

 

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