Resistance exercise workout - session 1: Stretching
Over the next few months, Diabetes Queensland accredited
exercise physiologist and dietitian Kathryn Kirchner will take you
through her resistance training guide.
While cardio (exercise that raises the heart rate like
running) has its place as part of your regular exercise
routine, it is best performed in tandem with resistance exercise
(exercise that increases muscle strength and endurance).
This month we start with the
all-important stretching exercises. Stretches
should be held for 20 seconds per side and repeated twice for
Keep an eye out for October, November and December's issues that
will include glutes, quads and hamstrings, back,
core and chest and shoulders
and triceps workout sessions.
As always it's important to
check with your GP before starting any new exercise routines.