The single leg RDL is a great functional exercise requiring no equipment and targets the entire lower body with one movement. The Romanian Deadlift is also great for people with diabetes. Single Leg RDL mimics every day movement; Examples include, bending over to pick up an objective from the floor in a way that protects your back, walking, running and biking.
Single leg standing endurance – Hamstring and glute activation.
Hip stability, Strengthens the foot and ankle and helps keep sugar levels stable.
Standing leg should be micro bent at all times
focus on keeping both hips pivoted down toward floor and even with each other.
Resist the urge to bend over too much. Stay in a range that allows good form.
Start with 3 sets of 10 reps on each leg. Check out more exercise information for diabetics.