Category: Being Active

  • Get Moving! This Guide Can Help

    Get moving! This 120-page guide describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people. Learn how to set exercise goals and stick to them. Includes sample exercises for endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility and a list of resources.

  • Sitting Increases Diabetes Risk

    Time spent in sedentary behavior — sitting or lying down — has a stronger impact on diabetes risk than does moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in adults, new research shows.

  • Get Up, Walk A Little

    Taking a short walk every 30 mins is more effective at reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes than one brisk 30-minute walk a day, newresearch has found.

  • Sweet Rewards Hindering Weight Loss

    Rewarding yourself with calorie-laden treats after too little exercise sabotages weight-loss efforts, experts warn.

  • 15 Exercise Tips for People With Type 2 Diabetes

    Exercise is safe—and highly recommended—for most people with type 2 diabetes, including those with complications. Along with diet and medication, exercise will help you lower blood sugar and lose weight.