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  • LEI recently partnered with Diabetes Motion, a new web site designed to provide practical guidance about blood glucose management to anyone who wants to be physically active with diabetes. Join the Motion Revolution and get your Diabetes in Motion! Whether you’re new to exercise or a sports enthusiast, diabetes can get in the way of being physically active. Learn how to catch the next wave. Get guidance on what to do, how to do it and, most importantly, how to manage your diabetes safely and effectively when you're in motion.

  • Sign up to get 5 FREE Healthy Living Reports delivered weekly to your e-mail inbox. These free reports cover the gamut from demystifying physical activity myths, to giving you easy weight loss tips, tips for healthy eating on a budget, 10 easy core training exercises, and tips to assess how well you're aging.

  • The Lifelong Exercise Institute is now offering 52-week "Fit Brain, Fit Body!" fitness and lifestyle programs delivered to your e-mail inbox at a total cost of less than 50 cents per week. Can you really afford not to sign up? Watch the introductory video on the program page for more information.

  • Recent books by LEI Executive Director, Dr. Sheri Colberg

    The Diabetes Breakthrough: A Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications

    Co-written with Dr. Osama Hamdy of Harvard Medical School and based on the Joslin Diabetes Center’s successful and proven “Why WAIT” program, this groundbreaking weight loss plan for people with diabetes is your key to losing weight for good, cutting medications, and finally reclaiming your health--in just 12 weeks!

    Exercise and Diabetes: A Clinician's Guide to Prescribing Physical Activity

    Everyone needs to exercise for better health, but not all professionals know how to prescribe exercise for people with diabetes. This comprehensive guide for health care and fitness professionals is a case-study based guide to helping your patients/clients exercise safely and effectively with diabetes, whether they're young, old, type 1, type 2, pregnant, arthritic, or burdened with a diabetes-related health complication.

    Diabetes-Free Kids: A Take-Charge Plan for Preventing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

    This updated and expanded edition contains a wealth of practical information to help parents get their children to safely and effectively lose weight and lower their blood glucose levels—and possibly even reverse diabetes for good.

    Diabetes? No Problema!: A Latino's Guide to Living Well with Diabetes!

    This comprehensive diabetes management book is the ultimate guide to living long and well with diabetes or preventing it if you're Latino. Co-authored with Mexico-born and trained diabetes physician, Dr. Leo Villa-Caballero. The foreword is by Latina celebrity Chef LaLa, an author of healthy Latin cuisine cookbooks and diabetes advocate for the Latino community.

    Diabetic Athlete's Handbook: Your Guide to Peak Performance.

    This book for the active person with any type of diabetes contains entirely new athlete examples from over 350 diabetic exercisers, an additional 15 sports and activities (over 100 total), examples from type 1, 1.5, and 2 diabetic athletes on the newest medications and regimens, new chapters on thinking like an athlete and sports injury treatment and prevention, 10 athlete profiles (including ones on a pro surfer, pro snowboarder, dog musher, ultra-distance runner, travel soccer kid, 95-year old Senior Olympian, mountaineer, elite cyclist, etc.), along with the latest research on diabetes and exercise, fitness, nutrition, and more. A must-have book for anyone who exercises with any type of diabetes.

    Matt Hoover's Guide to Life, Love, and Losing Weight: Winner of "The Biggest Loser" TV Show!.

    This "Biggest Loser" weight loss guide is the ultimate inspirational story about weight loss by someone who struggled with it himself--in front of a national TV audience. Filled with funny stories about Matt's experiences and plenty of "Fact or Fiction" mythbusters and other proven tips from Dr. Sheri Colberg, this book will convince you that if Matt Hoover can lose weight and keep most of it off, you can, too.

    Check out what Matt Hoover is doing now on his Web site and online blog.

    Exercise-Related Events of Interest:

  • Get involved with the National Physical Activity Plan launched in 2010! The Plan is closely allied with first lady, Michelle Obama's, efforts to prevention obesity in children called "Let's Move." To find out more about the Plan and how to get involved, visit their web site at www.physicalactivityplan.org.

  • The American College of Sports Medicine launched its "Exercise Is Medicine" campaign in the United States. Learn more about the notewothy "Exercise Is Medicine" campaign and how to get yourself or your organization involved in spreading the word about the health benefits of physical activity and fitness.

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