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Type 2 Gym

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Mandi05, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. Mandi05

    Mandi05 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys! I want to know what I need to eat or do before I hit the gym for like an hour or so. I don’t want to pass out.
    I’m a newbie with type 2 on metformin.
    Once again thanks for your support.
     
  2. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Personally I don’t eat or drink any differently on days I go to the gym. If I’m going early in the morning I exercise in a fasted state - I don’t normally eat breakfast and find that I can exercise without doing so. If I’m going in the evening I just eat my normal evening meal.

    If you’re not taking blood glucose lowering medication you shouldn’t need any special foods before exercising.
     
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    #2 Goonergal, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:21 PM
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    Mark_1 · Well-Known Member

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    If your going to loss weight then nothing, if your trying to put weight on then try to get some protein in afterwards. If your carrying excess fat then that will supply all the energy you need. Unless your a high level athlete you don’t need to eat anything special to fuel your workout.
     
  4. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Mandi.

    Are you a regular gym user?
     
  5. Mandi05

    Mandi05 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes I am but I hadn’t been to the gym for about a month
     
  6. Mandi05

    Mandi05 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Okay thanks
     
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    Mandi05 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks
     
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