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Board: Exercise & Fitness 03-31-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,159
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Tired legs when running

This has nothing to do with weak muscles. This is classic overtraining. You are doing too much. What is happening is that you are chronically draining your leg muscle tissue of glycogen, which...
Board: Diabetes 03-31-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,778
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Lantus for type 1 diabetes

I take Lantus as well and I am a type 1 diabetic. Let me tell you this: There are a lot of problems with Lantus and I choose not to take it before bed. I take it with my evening meal. The problem...
Board: Nutritional Disorders 01-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Splenda?

Splenda won't raise your blood glucose level! Is this post for real?? Splenda is chemically different in glucose in that several hydroxy groups are replaced by chlorine groups, thereby unabsorbable...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-07-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Do vitamins really do any good?

I feel somewhat the same way. One of the problem with MOST multivitamins is that they have like 8 billion times the RDA in everything, which is useless. Your body can only absorb so much at one...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-31-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Are my rest periods ok?

The short answer I believe is no. Doing two strength exercises per day vs. 1 will not nominally increase your strength or fitness any more than doing just 1 to maximum capability will do. Just keep...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-31-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Weight training verses cardio

Well, a lot of things here.

First off, the areas where your fat is, as you say, is irrelevent. Working those areas locally will not reduce fat; in other words, it's not a spot issue, but rather a...
Board: Diabetes 12-26-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Meter discrepancies

It depends. What do you mean by "25 points lower"? It's all about percentages. If meter A reads 100 and meter B reads 75, then that's a 25% difference. That's huge. If, however, meter A reads...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 05-21-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,656
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Eat Right 4 Your Blood Type

Right. But unfortunately for the author, all of the benefits reaped by everyone on here has nothing to do with their blood types.
Board: Diet & Nutrition 05-21-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,656
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Eat Right 4 Your Blood Type

The placebo effect is very real. That's why I tell people whatever they believe, make sure they believe it deep down, make absolutely sure you believe it. Scientifically is a blood type diet...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 05-21-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,810
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Back pain from Vitamin D

The reason I don't like multivitamins or supplements of anything is because it is just too much at once. 50,000 IU of Vitamin D will be very hard on kidneys! In fact, most multivitamins that you...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 05-21-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Chelated minerals

When anyone says vitamins cannot be chelated then that person does not understand what chelated means. And, vitamins are far different from minerals. Metal ions are chelated, such as magnesium. It...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 05-21-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,372
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: How effective is inline skating compared to running?

To answer your question, inline skating vs. running is not much of a comparison. Running at a given INTENSITY is different because you cannot get that same intensity skating. However, do not overdo...
Board: Diabetes 03-05-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,469
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Does Magnesium lower blood sugar

Keep in mind that magnesium and chromium are virtually ineffective in Type 1 diabetes.
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 03-05-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,913
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Posture D-Calcium Supplement

jenj770,

You had success with a particular liquid form of Vitamin D didn't you? I also tried a liquid form of magnesium and have had pretty good success with that verses the capsule form. If you...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 03-04-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,913
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Posture D-Calcium Supplement

Hi there,

The above poster is correct. However, remember that Vitamin D, calcium, and magnesium all play a role together. Most diets are sufficient in calcium, in fact, overly sufficient. The...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-13-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,893
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Not absorbing vitamin D?

Actually, calcium has nothing to do with vitamin D absorption. Vitamin D is lipid soluble, so you have to some fat ingested with it to transport across the cell membranes. Calcium has more to do...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-12-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,893
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Not absorbing vitamin D?

The problem with Vitamin D orally overall, is that it does not do well. Most of it doesn't absorb even if you eat a fatty meal with it. Even worse, prescription Vitamin D, which is D2, doesn't...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-10-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,143
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Are certain types of Magnesium useless to take?

Magnesium oxide is effectively useless by the body. Any chelated magnesium is good, such as orotate, glycinate, taurate, and citrate. Citrate, for your money, is probably the most practical. For...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-06-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,041
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Sugar alcohols- Equal

I'm not aware of any sugar alcohols in Equal. Equal has aspartame, maltodextrin, and dextrose I believe.

Sugar alcohols are not the same as sugar. They have far less calories than normal...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-02-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Which one of these plans would be ideal?

If I were doing it, I'd go option 2 or 3, either is best I'd say.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 02-01-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 28,075
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Why do I get sick after starting exercise program?

My advice would be to not give up. I would get the basics of the workout, like getting a good idea of what the workout is and what the exercises are trying to accomplish. Then take that knowledge...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-31-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 28,075
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Why do I get sick after starting exercise program?

Sorry to hear your troubles! That can really take the wind out of your sails. I've had the same problem in the past. I can't comment on what the P90X consists of or what it is (I'm assuming you'll...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-30-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Calcium without D

Yes sorry, too much fruit. Apples and oranges seem to have a lot when I juice them.
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-30-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Calcium without D

I have a juicer too. I love it. If you are worried about cost, it'll be worth it. Even saving up for it would be well worth your effort.

I wanted to actually add something meaningful to this...
Board: Diabetes 01-29-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,012
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: fasting blood sugar

If your glucose was at 85 for an average of 3-4 months, then your A1c would be about 4.6. That's pretty darn good.
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-29-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Calcium without D

I've gone down many different roads with supplements myself, and some I noticed differences and other times I didn't notice anything at all. I would agree 100% with you on the whole foods/organic...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-28-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Calcium without D

I read my post again and I think it had the wrong tone. The problem with internet posting is that sometimes you don't type in the correct tone that you would be speaking. I would like to say that I...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Calcium without D

That's right jen. Vitamin D is often confused with bioavailability of Calcium. That in fact isn't quite correct. Your body can absorb calcium just fine without D, however, it is what is done with...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-27-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,692
Posted By bdrunner79
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-24-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,894
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: anti cancer foods

Thanks guys, those are valid points that I hadn't thought of. John I get the impression that you are saying perhaps we can't really "follow the rules" anymore that older or earlier humans did. ...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-23-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: need help... please

I always advise AGAINST counting calories burned during a workout. Why? Well 1. you don't know and 2. it doesn't really tell you much. The reason is that calories burned from exercise DURING...
Board: Diabetes 01-23-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 1,738
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Aic

Yes, they're the same. More properly, in the US it is typically HbA1c, where Hb stands for hemoglobin, and A1c is the protein binding site to which the glucose binds. Some labs drop the "Hb"...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-22-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,894
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: anti cancer foods

I don't think there is such a thing as an anticancer food. The reason the percentage of cancer has skyrocketed probably has to do with foods that may promote cancer. So you need to avoid those. ...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 01-11-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Vit C

Actually because vit C is water soluble means it IS expelled by the body easily. You cannot overdose because the kidneys will simply excrete excess.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-10-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,655
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Running

That's exactly right janewhite1. Lifting weights for fitness is not going to damage your heart. What we're talking about is more like those guys who lift as much possible weight as possible like in...
Board: Neuropathy 01-09-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,780
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Advice on Alpha Lipoic Acid

Thank you for pointing that out. ALA should be taken on an empty stomach. Food interferes with its bioavailability.
Board: Diabetes 01-09-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,803
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: When is the best time to test blood sugar in the morning?

Well, this depends on a few things. Personally, I like to take mine right away because I want to know what it was while I was sleeping. Typically blood glucose can drop some in the first 30-60...
Board: Diabetes 01-09-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,348
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Morning BS Higher than before I went to bed?

Actually, I got rid of my dawn effect by reducing my insulin. Just like 92261 said, it's a fight or flight response. I was taking too much insulin, dipping low around 3-4am, and so my body...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-09-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: don't understand-fruit is alkaline?

Well, here's the thing. If you go ahead and take a look at a list of alkaline foods, they are all generally very healthy. And secondly, if they do not irritate your stomach, even better. My...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-09-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: don't understand-fruit is alkaline?

The reason I disagree with the theory is the fact that the pH in the stomach and then again in the intestines, is so drastic, that the little differences in foods could not affect the pH at all. ...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-08-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: don't understand-fruit is alkaline?

I'm with you janewhite, I think that theory is unfounded and personally I think it's a load of cr**. Just my opinion.
Board: Diabetes 01-06-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: question for all type 1s

The problem with type 1's getting an A1c under 7 is that you'd have to experience quite a few hypoglycemia incidences. I remember one time mine was under 6 and I was low all the time and really...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-29-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: This can't be right

That's why I hate those calorie counting things on those machines. There's no way you burned 1400 calories biking in an hour. You wouldn't even burn that many running in one hour. However, it's...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-19-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Advice on Running w/Less Pain & Losing Weight

Well, if you want to run a 15 mile race, you're going to have to get more specific. You'll want to focus mostly on running comfortably, for long periods of time. To do this you'll have to increase...
Board: Diabetes 12-19-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,848
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: PLEASE help morning blood sugars 190's to low 200's

I can't make any medical suggestions, but I think it looks like you're lantus amount isn't enough. I wouldn't like going low either, but sometimes that's going to happen if you take good control. ...
Board: Diabetes 12-18-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,638
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: which is worse to have Type 1 or Type 2?

Yeah, ha, they do both suck. However, statistically speaking, type 1 is much worse. Oxidative stress is much, much higher in type 1's and roughly 99% of all diabetic-onset damage, such as blindness...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-17-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,954
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Is there Fructose in Vegetables?

Believe it or not, most of the sugars in vegetables is sucrose.
Board: Diabetes 12-17-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: Changing from Type 2 to Type 1?

No, don't confuse the treatment with the actual disease. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease that usually happens in early childhood, around 8-11 years/old is the average. There are cases that people...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-15-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: A Joke.

Exactly...
Board: Diabetes 12-09-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By bdrunner79
Re: should blood sugar be higher at 3rd hour then at 2nd hour after meal?

Well, statistically speaking, there is no difference between 108 and 116. It didn't have to go up, but rather I'd say that your glucose stayed the same. That's less than 10% increase, which to me,...
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