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Another Way To Improve Insulin Sensitivity

As a followup to a previous post on How to Improve Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Sugar Regulation, and Body Composition, this is an option for those who may be limited in their ability to do bodyweight squats.

Regular push-ups prime the large skeletal muscles in the chest, shoulder, and tricep region to be receptive to soaking up blood glucose and storing it as glycogen. Those who struggle with regular push-ups can do modified push-ups with their knees on the ground or while standing near a wall and pushing away from the wall.

Even one set of 10 to 20 repetitions of modified push-ups before eating a substantial meal will help the body better regulate its blood glucose level, thereby keeping its cells optimally sensitive to insulin. The net effect is healthier body composition, blood circulation, and cardiovascular health.


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