Being diabetic, it is imperative to be stressed out searching up always to maintain sugar levels, encourage weight loss and much more. You must have had advisors already about how exercise is the key to good health. But you may have found those advice wayward, at times irrelevant and still may be stuck at whether it is worth the kind of exhaustion you feel when you start working out. There are seven reasons why you should start your daily 30-minute workout today:
- Weight loss
You saw it coming, right? Well, researchers have time and again prove that working out daily help burn fat faster, develop muscles which in turn helps it burn fat at rest. According to scientists, every 30 minutes of aerobics coupled with anaerobic exercises health help burn 105 calories in a 125-pound human. Hence fat loss is the direct result.
- Controlling blood sugar levels
Insulin sensitivity is increased in the body through exercise. During diabetes, the body becomes insensitive to the insulin secreted by the pancreas. As insulin helps control blood sugar level, when the body becomes insensitive to it sugar levels start rising. Exercise helps increase the body’s sensitivity towards insulin and thus, helping lower down and maintain blood sugar levels. It also hence saves the cost of expensive medicines and treatment to increase insulin sensitivity.
- Muscles burn fat at rest
Every ounce of muscle in your body burns out 5 to 50 calories in a day at rest depending upon different individuals. Best fat comes from the excess lumps of fat stored from our waist and other body parts. The problem with our muscle is people start losing a lot of muscles with age. Diabetics are usually aged people they have already lost a lot of it. Strength training helps develop glucose eating muscles and hence so very important.
- Reduce risks of heart disease
Heart health starts declining due to blood sugar problems since Diabetics have high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels etc. Heart health of Diabetics may decrease by as much as twice than a normal person. Again aerobics and strength training improve blood circulation, reduces artery blockages as well as decrease cholesterol health improving heart health.
- Stress reliever
Regular physical activity opens of the body to a whole new world Morning walk, exercise and strength training develop muscles, strengthen bones tendons and improve heart rate. This, in turn, reduces anxiety and sleeplessness of the body start feeling better and so the mind too.
- 30 minute workout is enough
Scientists recommend 150 minutes of exercise a week for diabetic people, or it may be 30 minutes of exercise for 4 to 6 days a week. The exercise should be at least moderate to insane and should include aerobic as well as anaerobic exercises. Taking out 30 minutes for so much of benefits should be a no-brainer and another reason to start your workout routine now.
- A few precautions aren’t harmful though
There are also activities and exercise that may increase blood sugar. This is because the activity may release glucose counter-regulatory hormones, such as epinephrine (adrenaline) that opposes the action of insulin and raises blood sugar. Exercises like bench pressing free weights and just before a race, one can feel the adrenaline rushing through increasing blood sugars. Although, other anaerobic activities mostly lower blood sugar, so it’s always a good idea to consult your physician before going for it.