Been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes?

Confused about what changes in diet and activity levels you really need to make sure you do?

Get advice on what will give you the most benefit with the least changes in your current lifestyle and diet.

Stephen, an Exercise Physiologist, explains how people with Type 2 Diabetes can access 9 sessions mostly funded by Medicare Australia. All you need is a GP referral

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Diabetes Classes Mount Barker & Payneham Adelaide

Why do you need to exercise if you have diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious health condition, and sometimes it is an unavoidable. Once you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you are going to have this for the rest of your life, and it has serious health implications. BUT! The condition is highly manageable, and people living with diabetes can live happy, healthy lives with minimal impact on their lifestyle if done correctly.

Exercise is an integral part of your diabetes management, regardless of the type fo diabetes that you have.

A combination of cardiovascular and resistance training has been shown to be the most effective way to help manage and control your diabetes via improvements in your heart, lung and muscle efficiency.

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Going to an Exercise Physiologist for a structured program to you can complete throughout the week that fits into your lifestyle is the best way to stay on track, and learn where to start, and how much to do, without causing any issues.

Along with completing the exercise, making sure you complete the exercises with appropriate technique and focus will help reduce the risk of injury or aggravation of previous health conditions.

Mount Barker Rehab Gym and Fitness Studio

Large gym with:

  • treadmill
  • cycle ergo’s
  • rower
  • pin-loaded machines
  • Smith machine free-weight equipment
  • free weights
  • specialised rehab equipment for the spine, hip, groin, knee, and balance equipment.

Payneham Fitness Studio & Rehab Gym

Perfect for injury rehab with:

  • treadmill and small running track for gait and sports specific analysis
  • bikes and rower
  • pin-loaded machines and power lifting equipment
  • free weights
  • specialised rehab equipment for the spine, hip, groin, knee, and balance equipment
  • Pilates reformer machine

Why do I need to do gym rehab?

Having access to the right equipment, and even more importantly being taught the right exercises properly by the skilled Exercise Physiology Adelaide team, is the most effective way to help manage your diabetes.

An Exercise Physiologist who understands your diabetes will customise a rehab plan that is tailored to fast track your results.

Your Exercise Physiologist will choose exercises that are appropriate for each stage, testing your strength and endurance along the way, ensuring that you are ready for the next stage of your rehab.

Diabetes Classes timetable

Monday
ClassTimeInstructorLocation
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis8amLara WattsMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis11amLara WattsMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis2pmLara WattsMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis5pmJack ElsworthyPayneham
Tuesday
ClassTimeInstructorLocation
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis2pmCourtney WhartonMount Barker
Wednesday
ClassTimeInstructorLocation
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis8amCourtney WhartonMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis10amJack ElsworthyPayneham
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis11amLara WattsMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis2pmCourtney WhartonMount Barker
Thursday
ClassTimeInstructorLocation
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis8am - 9amLara WattsMount Barker
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis9:30am to 10:30amJack ElsworthyPayneham
Friday
ClassTimeInstructorLocation
Age Strong incl: diabetes and arthritis9:30amJack ElsworthyPayneham

Give us a call to book your diabetes class today

1300 189 289