If you have diabetes, research has shown that strength training can improve insulin sensitivity, improve glucose tolerance, help you lose weight, and even lower your risk for heart disease.
Studies have shown that strength training can improve insulin sensitivity in people with diabetes in the same way that aerobic exercise does. Extended periods of strength training improve blood sugar control as if you were taking diabetes medication.
Strength exercises for adults is imperative to health because our muscles begin to weaken as we age. Strength training not only keeps our muscles and bones healthy, but improves our heart health and balance.
Try these moves at home to begin your training:
Dumbbell Wrist Curls (http://www.vingle.net/posts/411749)
Overhead Squat (http://www.vingle.net/posts/247164)