|Need to work out? Get an exercise prescription|
If you want to stick to your exercise regimen, have your doctor plan it. Researchers at Saint Louis University School of Public Health surveyed more than 270 people with diabetes and found that while physician advice alone didn’t increase physical activity, having a doctor plan the routine or follow-up did. Another factor that contributed to greater physical activity was living closer to parks, recreation centers, walking trails, schools and fitness clubs.