Written by Bina Naik | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Reeja Tharu, M.Phil.,Ph.DDr. Shroff, Dr. Sumana on Mar 15, 2016

Exercise Phases

The exercise regimen in diabetics should include warm-up phase, aerobic and cool down phase.

Warm up phase

This phase is the first 5-10 minutes at the start of the exercise and comprises low intensity, easy movements. For example, if one wishes to jog, walking prior to that is the warm up phase. Stretching and bending exercise before a game of badminton or tennis or golf for 5 to 7 minutes is another type of warm up. Stretching helps in making the body flexible and helps in preventing body soreness after exercise.

Aerobic phase

This phase comprises 20 -30 minutes of intense physical activity in people who are accustomed to a regular exercise plan. People who have just started the exercise program may not be able to maintain the aerobic phase for long, and should increase it gradually. During this phase, the heart beats faster and breathing becomes harder. Aerobic exercises helps to increase insulin sensitivity and restore normal glucose metabolism by decreasing the body fat.

Cool down phase

This phase is the last 5-10 minutes towards the end of the exercise program. The cool down phase is to allow the heart beat rate and the breathing to gradually slow down. One must never stop exercising abruptly. Walking after jogging is an example of cooling down phase.


Bose99 Monday, April 1, 2013

My fasting sugar is 253 and after 2 hours of lunch is 353 and this i came know ony on 28/03/2013 . You are requested to advice me , so that my blood sugar comes down , because i am suffering from cataract and has been suggested for operation,so pl advice,so that i can go for operation as soon as possible .

Rud1645 Thursday, August 9, 2012

My fasting sugar is 116 and after 2 hours of breakfast is 206 without taking any tablets.. when i was taking tablet Gluformin xl 500 mg. my sugar was under control.could you please suggest me what to now and what to eat ??

hasan007 Tuesday, July 17, 2012

i have diabetes my gluose level is on fasting 116 and after food it become 220 same time i am taking tablet is this good in that level thanks and best regards waiting for your answer

priyas123 Thursday, June 14, 2012

my glucose level on fasting is 125 and after food it becomes 205 . pls advise me the best mothod to reduce glucose level. iam taking medicine for PCOD and diatary suppliments. which are the food i have to avoid? and the remody to control it.

kumaralg Sunday, October 2, 2011

my blood sugar level is now 135 after meal it gets 180, please advise me how can i bring this level to below normal. once below normal brings after, can we keep the same level? I am going to getting marriage next month, if i get marriage, is there any problem for my wife and children's. please help me for this information.

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