Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Weightlifting May Cut Teen Diabetes Risk

Research has shown that strength training can help overweight adults lower their risk of diabetes. Now, a small but promising study found that pudgy boys who lifted weights twice a week for four months lowered their risk for Type 2 diabetes without losing weight, a good sign that has inspired more research.

Of course, getting their body fat percentage to normal would make the picture even brighter. But let's accentuate the positive. Go here.

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