Traditionally, aerobic training has been a central focus of exercise promotion for diabetes management. However, people with diabetes have much to gain from other forms of exercise. This article reviews the evidence and recommendations on resistance, balance, and flexibility training, as well as other, less traditional, forms of exercise such as yoga and Tai Chi.
Original Publication Citation
Armstrong, M. J., Colberg, S. R., & Sigal, R. J. (2015). Moving beyond cardio: The value of resistance training, balance training, and other forms of exercise in the management of diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 28(1), 14-23. doi:10.2337/diaspect.28.1.14
Armstrong, Marni J.; Colberg, Sheri R.; and Sigal, Ronald J., "Moving Beyond Cardio: The Value of Resistance Training, Balance Training, and Other Forms of Exercise in the Management of Diabetes" (2015). Human Movement Sciences Faculty Publications. 70.