known benefits of exercise weight training and walking however be careful of joint impact and injury when combining the two,wear and tear, fatigue pain and bursitis, arthritis.Consult your doctor before beginning any exercise regimen
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BOSTON (CBS) – Men who do weight training regularly—for example, for 30 minutes per day, five days per week—may be able to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 34%, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and University of Southern Denmark researchers.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Dian Stern reports
If they combine weight training and aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking or running, they may be able to reduce their risk even further—up to 59%.
Walter Willett, chair of the Department of Nutrition at HSPH says even ten minutes of weight training or aerobics can help significantly lower the risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
This is the first study to examine the role of weight training in the prevention of type 2 diabetes. The results suggest that, because weight training appears to confer significant benefits independent of aerobic exercise, it can…
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