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Domino Effect of High Blood Sugar

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Domino Effect of High Blood Sugar

Hey there, 

This is a must-read for your health!

Our team at Recoup has worked closely with people who have high blood sugar, insulin resistance, diabetes, etc. that we feel confident that our programs can help manage and even improve these health markers in your life. 

Here are some statistics related to these particular health markers:

  • 96 million adults over the age of 18 in the US have prediabetes (38% of the population!)
  • 48% of people over 65 have prediabetes
  • 37.3 million people have diabetes (11% of the US population) – 8.5 million of them undiagnosed

Woah, right? This is something we ALL need to pay attention to because it plays a huge role in your health over the long term.

Let’s take a quick look at the domino effect of how blood sugar issues can occur:

  1. Over time, your blood sugar levels start to creep up. This can be because of obesity, inactivity, a high-carb diet, medications, genetics, or even getting older – the list is long!
  2. Your body pumps out insulin to remove the blood sugar. This is a good thing… at least at first. But over time, too much insulin can make your body resistant to it. This leaves excess blood sugar in your bloodstream. (This is when you might notice a buildup of extra belly fat.)
  3. Chronic high blood sugar can lead to a long list of serious health conditions like obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and more. 

But you have a powerful ally to help fight off this sugar invasion… Regular exercise!

Here’s how it helps: 

  • Exercise can lower blood sugar levels as your muscles burn sugar as fuel.
  • Exercise improves insulin sensitivity. Regular workouts help your cells become more receptive to insulin, helping to keep your blood sugar levels in balance. 
  • Exercise helps control your weight. Being at a healthy weight can help prevent insulin resistance. 
  • Exercise boosts your overall health. Regular physical activity promotes better heart health, strengthens your immune system, and lifts your mood. Plus, it can help keep nagging sugar cravings at bay!

If you’re struggling to make exercise a regular part of your life or need some guidance, our team at Recoup Personal Training is here to help. 

Our program is designed to help you navigate from unwanted body fat & muscle weakness to feeling your most confident self in no time. One of our Recoup family members, Carol, who after consistent, regular exercise was able to cut her insulin medication in half! 

Your next steps would be to schedule a free consultation with our Recoup team and see if we are the right fit for you. Please call our studio line at (714) 262-4003 to set up an appointment. 

Remember, every step you take towards regular exercise is a step towards better health. 

Make it an amazing day,

The Recoup Team

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