To lose weight, do more than one type of exercise

Cardiovascular training helps to burn calories and mobilise blood sugar into the muscles.
Cardiovascular training helps to burn calories and mobilise blood sugar into the muscles.PHOTO: ST FILE

Practically, all kinds of exercise can benefit weight management and diabetes, in one way or other, said sports medicine specialist Benedict Tan.

Cardiovascular training helps to burn calories and mobilise blood sugar into the muscles.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2018, with the headline 'To lose weight, do more than one type of exercise'. Print Edition | Subscribe