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Ask The Trainer #94 – Diabetes And Gaining Muscle

Ask The Trainer #94 - Diabetes And Gaining Muscle

QUESTION: I wanted to ask you a question. I’m a type 1 diabetic and I have gastroparesis digestive, along with malabsorption issues that affect my sugar level, which makes my sugar stay around 9-12 mmol. Do you think it’s still possible to gain muscle mass? Is there anything you can recommend that might help? Thanks. Ash […]

Ask The Trainer #93 – Lighter Weight & More Reps?

Ask The Trainer #93 - Lighter Weight & More Reps?

QUESTION: I am 56. My orthopedic doctor told me after looking at recent knee x-rays that I should not go heavy on leg exercises (leg press 1,000 lb for reps) She said maybe do lighter weights and higher reps. I was wondering in doing so, won’t I end up doing as much or more total […]