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THE WALK Do you have 30 minutes for your good health? That’s all it takes to walk 2 miles at home! Lace up your walking shoes and pop this DVD in – it’s easy to manage Diabetes the healthy way! Ask your doctor how walking brings blood sugars down!
It’s so easy to follow Leslie and a fun group of walkers! Meet a cast member that lost 100 pounds and turned her health around!
HEALTH TALK with Jen: Renowned Pittsburgh personality, Jennifer Antkowiak interviews Dr. John Jakicic.
Our special segment talks with Dr. John Jakicic, Chairman of the Health and Physical Activity Department – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Director of a 10 year study focusing on diabetes prevention and management, Dr. John offers expert advice on the importance of fitness walking while managing diabetes.
Leslie Sansone's Walking Down Your Blood Sugar
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Lower
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Instructor: Leslie Sansone (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 34 min.
Street Date: 05/01/2008
Certified instructor description:
An easy-to-follow, indoor walking-style workout specially created for anyone with diabetes. Leslie's chatty cuing features lots of diabetes-specific encouragement and information. The moves are super-simple — just basic marches, kicks, jogs and knee-ups.
Designed to promote long-term weight-loss, they'll also result in lower blood sugar and reduced cholesterol. Leslie keeps you motivated with diabetes management tips, exerciser success stories and lots of her legendary enthusiasm.
This DVD also includes a 6-minute informational segment led by Dr. John Jakicic. ©2007.