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Weight lifting advice

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by lynde89, Feb 8, 2015.

  1. lynde89

    lynde89 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, I have started doing weights, when I went to the gym a while back I did a mixture of cardio & weights, but after injuring my foot in sept there is limited cardio I can do on it so stick to weights now.

    Normally I try to eat & inject 1-2hrs before the gym so I still have insulin working although my bloods may still be raised. I normally find my bloods drop faster durning the exercising & for a while after, although they have stayed stable a couple times. Just looking for some advice on what people normally do when doing weights with food & insulin?

    Thinking about having protein shakes as well but want to try & get it all sorted as it is at the moment.

    Thanks!
     
  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Have a look at Runsweet, it has some good advice for those who are type 1 and enjoy sport:

    http://www.runsweet.com/
     
  3. lynde89

    lynde89 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks noblehead :eek:). Had a little look, didn't see too much so need to dig a bit further, just at work at the moment though ;o) haha.

    Will see if I get any tips back from anyone else as well.
     
  4. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    There are a couple of topic son this on the forums. May be worth a quick search. There's also the bodybuilding.com forum topic for insulin dependent diabetics.
     
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