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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 (DISCONTINUED)
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.