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Benefits of Exercise

Improves Diabetic Control
  • Decreases insulin needs.
  • Decreases blood sugar.
Weight Control
  • Increases number of calories burned.
  • Increases overall metabolism.
  • Changes fat tissue to lean muscle tissue.
Reduces Risk Of Heart And Blood Vessel Complications
  • Lowers blood pressure.
  • Lowers heart rate.
  • Increases heart pump strength.
  • Lowers triglycerides.
  • Lowers total cholesterol.
  • Lowers LDL (bad cholesterol).
  • Raises HDL (good cholesterol).
  • Decreases adrenalin.
  • Changes clotting mechanism.
  •  Improves circulation.
Psychological Benefits
  • Mood Elevator – decreases depression.
  • Lowers stress – coping mechanism.
  • Improves self image and confidence.
Other Benefits
  • Improves lung capacity and air exchange.
  • Increases muscle strength, tone, and endurance.
  • Increases bone strength by preventing loss of calcium.
  • Improves digestive system.
  • Strengthens immune system.
  • Improves sleep pattern.
  • Enhances sex life.