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Why Do Blood Glucose Levels Sometimes Go Up after Physical Activity?

English: mbbradford, i made this image myself (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When you exercise your muscles need more glucose to supply energy. In response, your liver increases the amount of glucose it releases into your bloodstream. Remember, however, that the glucose […]

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The Undeniable Relationship Between Exercise and Health

These days, it seems like it is more difficult than ever for most of us to find the time to exercise. We are busier than ever and often times, we have other obligations that we put above our own well-being. […]

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Building Muscle Without Heavy Weights

Weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights says a new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.“The perspective provided in this review highlights that other […]

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Big Blue Test Nov 1 – 14

What Is Big Blue Test? The Big Blue Test is a diabetes awareness program started by the nonprofit Diabetes Hands Foundation, that takes place every November leading up to World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. The campaign reinforces the importance […]

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Walking down your blood sugar

I just got done using the Walk Down Your Blood Sugar at Home DVD and in just 15 minutes of watching this fun and energetic video, I had already walked 1 mile. This DVD offers a 2 mile walk which […]

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Well Im trying to do better, today I remembered to take all my medications, including my insulin. I also have updated my account over at www.myfitnesspal.com and even ended the day out with 781 Calories left, plus did 15 minutes […]

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Working Out….Again

Well this morning I started doing my Gentle Tai Chi again. After 6 weeks of not doing it I forgot how great of a work out this DVD actually is. I had a workout partner today which kept me motivated […]

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Yard Work + Motivation = Working Out

Well one thing I hate about Fall here in the great North West of Washington is that our grass begins to grow at an alarming rate. Fall typically a time when things begin to wither and die, has somehow forgot […]

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Pedometer Week 5

Sorry about the way this looks, when I printed it out I did so on portrait instead of landscape, but it is the same form. I have exceeded this weeks goals, as I had lowered them due to the horrible […]

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Excuses we all make

We tend to find excuses not to exercise all the time. “I can’t afford going to the gym”, “I don’t want people to see me working out”, “I don’t have any equipment”, “I can’t get motivated”. Well trust me I […]

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