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5 Strength-Training Moves to Help Improve Insulin Sensitivity

Grab a set of handweights and get motivated, get moving, get muscles!

BY NICOLE GLOR Research from the University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute shows that white muscle—the kind you get from lifting weights and resistance training, and that also develops with age—might be a big help when it comes to keeping blood sugar levels regulated.

Move #1: 4-Part Squat

Move #1: 4-Part Squat
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Steps 2 and 3

Next, balance up on the balls of the feet to work your calves, and do a shoulder press with the weights overhead. Lower heels and weights drop to shoulder level again.
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