"Excellent. I started doing crossfit starting September last year and love the workouts. I like the fact that everyday is new challenge and found my insulin need drop a bit after the workout. The only issues I have with crossfit is that I lost some…"
"Since my diet is mostly protein and fat based, I try not to eat carbs before working out. The nice thing about the CF workouts is that they are at most 30 minutes in length (though high intensity no doubt) so your need to fuel your body with carbs…"
I have found that Pure Protein powder works the best for me. There is alot of stuff out in the market with unnecessary extras and added sugar. Look on the back labels...i believe Pure Protein has 1g of sugar per 25g of protein. Just be…"
The short yet intense workouts from crossfit accompanied with the low carb/GI diet via Paleo have seemed to keep my blood sugars in check (compared to my years as a competitive swimmer with no pump and long workouts where I would have to take several doses of Gatorade just to keep my sugar elevated).I have started a blog about my experiences if anyone is interested in reading it. www.diabetesblast.comSee More
An open forum to discuss nutrition, routines and how to work with type 1 to fulfill your potential. Exercise routines and how to dose with insulin both with pump and MDI to avoid acute and latent-onset hypoglycaemia. Picture is me after a cut.
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