Should you be doing high-intensity exercise if you have insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes?

Definitely! High-intensity exercise (sprints/burst training/circuits) can work to improve insulin sensitivity, which can help with glucose control and inevitably allow you to utilize carbohydrates better. How? During a HIIT sessions, blood glucose from glycogen breakdown is elevated for fuel (HIIT uses a different energy system compared to LISS – aerobic/anaerobic), which will result in...