DiabetesFIT is an exercise program designed for individuals with Type I or Type II diabetes who want to increase their fitness level and improve their blood sugar readings. We aim to educate you about the overall benefits of fitness, teach you proper form for exercises, provide the opportunity to speak with a nutritionist, and discuss health risks/complications associated with diabetes.
We offer two 60-minute classes per week tailored to each client's exercise needs and goals.
Exercises & Benefits of DiabetesFIT
Classes utilize various exercises including:
- Body weight
- Resistance bands
- Medicine balls & bosu balls
- Cardio machines
Clients can expect improvements on:
- Muscle tone
- Core strength
- Ease of activities of daily living
Physical activity can lower blood sugar up to 24 hours after working out by making the body more sensitive to insulin. Doing physical activity on a regular basis can lower your A1C by allowing cells to take up glucose to use for energy during muscle contractions.