>Health and Nutrition>Carbing up and diabetes
To paraphrase an old poster: Today is the first day of the rest of your training. It doesn’t matter where you started or how far you’ve come. Today is the day. Your training didn’t start 6 weeks ago. Your training started the last time you hit the road. John “the Penguin” Bingham Life is not tried, it is merely survived if you're standing outside the fire
Needs more cowbell!
Kirsten - aka "Auntie Kirsten"
• 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1
• 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
Good thing I opened that link at work! Ya gonna get me in trouble with the wife!!
Ha! Hey, I wasn't nekkid!
Roads were made for journeys...
Running garb can be very attractive! I realized earlier this year that one of the "perks" of racing was getting to see all these really hot guys in skimpy shorts...
A Dance with Monkeys
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
But the main point is, you can and should increase your carb intake when exercising. Even if you are diabetic. But if you are diabetic, you need to monitor your blood sugar and make sure you are not overdoing it.
Yes, consuming the carbs immediately before/after and during may be a bit easier on your body than trying to load them early that morning.