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Weightlifting may reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes in men
Lifting weights 30 minutes a day, five times a week, may reduce a man's chance of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 34 percent, according to a latest study.

DIABETICS AND people who want to prevent diabetes should undergo twice a week weight training exercises. According to an NIH supported study by Harvard School of Public Health, published on August 6 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, men who lift weights at least two and a half hours per week decrease their risk of getting type 2 diabetes by a third.

Lifting weights 30 minutes a day, five times a week, may reduce a man's chance of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 34 percent, and when combined with aerobic exercise like brisk walking or running, cuts the risk as much as 59 percent."

Men who lifted weights for just up to 59 minutes a week reduced their risk for diabetes by 12 percent.

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