People who have diabetes (diabetics) are strongly advised to move more. Physically active habits will have an impact on improving the function of the body and health in general. In fact, the slightest movement is beneficial. For example, often up and down stairs, walking, standing up more so that the body is not only silent.
“It is important to emphasize that physical activity that includes all forms of movement and people do not need to always participate in a structured training to become active,” said Catherine Falconer, a researcher, as quoted by Detik Health from Reuters.
Ideally, for a more active body is exercising. But for owners of diabetes, perform various gestures very beneficial than no physical activity at all. Because the presence of diabetes type 2 is closely related to unhealthy lifestyles and obesity.
“Whatever you do to increase physical activity and reduce the time to sit will have an impact on diabetes and your general health,” said Falconer.
In a study conducted by Falconer with the team discovered facts, people who reduce the habit of sitting for 30 minutes each day can reduce body weight and waist circumference. It would be better if also interspersed with exercise light, moderate, or heavy to replace the 30-minute period so that more intense physical move. Those who want to move the body has weight, glucose, and cholesterol that tend to be under control.
The study was published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.