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Besides Walking, What Do You Consider A Good Way To Exercise To Strengthen Your Muscles And Help Not Get Pinched Nerves Which Causes Pain?

Besides Walking, What Do You Consider A Good Way To Exercise To Strengthen Your Muscles And Help Not Get Pinched Nerves Which Causes Pain?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I add movement to every day activity. For example, when I'm doing laundry I bend and stretch more than I really have to. When I'm putting away groceries I do arm curls with canned goods and bottles of water. I have a membership at my local YMCA...they offer a number of classes to fit every ability level including water exercise. Another thing that I find fun is putting on some music and dancing.

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I swim every second day and just walk in the water .

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Cycling better for me but walking the dog great get a dog best buddy

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you for that. I too like to put on music and dance. What you do when putting groceries away and when doing laundry is a great idea. What I need to do is checkout the YMCA here and see what they offer because I do like water exercise.

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Light weightlifting. Lots of gyms have cable machines and other machines that allow full range of motion lifts. Lightweights don't strain joints and can help with ranger of motion. Also strengthens muscles and building muscle helps burn more calories. Throw in "core work" which helps build strength in areas that are hard to build and also can help your balance. Increased balance means fewer falls later on and fewer broken bones. I think balance work and strength will be stressed more in the coming years for diabetics.

posted over 2 years ago
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