The rate of diabetes in Michigan is about 10%. A physically active lifestyle is one of the keys to combating heart issues that are related to a high rate of diabetes. Experts recommend a minimum of 20-30 minutes of daily physical activity. Here are some activities that a resident of Michigan can do to stay active and healthy.
Change your Daily Routine
One of the most effective ways to increase your level of daily physical activity is to change the way you do some of the small things.
Michigan is a beautiful state that is full of great hiking trails. A good place to start is to find a local state park. State parks will often have trails for every skill level. So, even if you are a beginner, you should be able to find something that will suit your ability. Here is a link to help you plan your next hiking outing in Michigan. http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365---,00.html
Bicycling is a great hobby to take on if you are able. Check out the following website to find out more about bicycling in Michigan. http://lmb.org/