Greetings, I've started doing some strength training as I've been told it's just as important as cardio for people with type 2 diabetes.
I'm using dumbells and ankle weights and doing 8 basic exercises (4 arm, 4 leg) from the "Strong Women, Strong Bones" book website www.strongwomen.com
It says "Perform 8 reps. Rest for one to two minutes and repeat to complete 2 sets of 8 reps."
My question is...instead of resting...is it ok for me to alternate between arm and leg exercises, thereby resting the arm muscles while I work the leg muscles & vice-versa? Example: 8 Bicep curls 8 Leg curls 8 Bicep curls 8 Leg curls
If this is ok do do...it would save time and keep up my momentum...which helps with my motivation as I don't love exercise...YET! :-)
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