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Chair Squats

Jacqueline Shahar, M.Ed., RCEP, CDE, a certified diabetes educator and manager of exercise physiology in the Joslin Clinic, demonstrates chair squats, which can help improve your bone health with diabetes.

1. Cross arms while in a seated position with feet flat on the floor. Inhale.

2. Slightly bend forward and press down with legs.

 

3. Stand upright, extending knees and exhaling. Don't let knees reach over toes.

Page last updated: July 31, 2014