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High-Resistance Squat

Jacqueline Shahar, M.Ed., RCEP, CDE, a certified diabetes educator and manager of exercise physiology in the Joslin Clinic, demonstrates the high-resistance squat, which strengthens muscles and helps improve diabetes management.

   
1. Step on band with feet flat on the floor.


 
2. Squat down and pull arms and band above shoulders while inhaling. Make sure knees don't reach over toes. 

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