This episode of the FitPro Sessions Podcast looks at Exercising with Diabetes, and what you should know and DO as a FitPro to help your clients manage diabetes safely alongside their goals.
In this episode, you’ll discover:
- What is type 1 and type 2 diabetes?
- Key considerations for exercising with diabetes
- The importance of supporting your client and being dedicated to coach your clients at a higher standard
Watch S4E5: Exercising With Diabetes, What you should know as a FitPro
0:30 Welcome to S4E5 of FitPro Sessions Podcast: Exercising With Diabetes, What you should know as a FitPro
1:00 How Diabetes links to obesity and metabolic syndrome
2:30 What is Type 1 Diabetes?
9:00 How to COACH your clients that have common clinical conditions
14:00 A good coach is a world-class question asker
21:00 What is Type 2 Diabetes?
23:00 What is insulin resistance? Rusty locks
25:45 What is hyperglycemia?
30:00 Exercising with Diabetes- the dangers of exercise-induced hypoglycemia
34:00 Planning for a client by considering medication side effects
37:00 It’s not about beasting your client
39:00 The importance of combining exercise and nutrition to improve insulin sensitivity
40:00 Diabetes is on the rise
45:00 Differentiating yourself as a Diabetes specialist fitpro
48:00 Complications from long term hyperglycemia: Retinopathy and Peripheral neuropathy, and amputations
52:00 More than one consultation – the benefit of screening and conversation
55:00 Going the extra mile with your client
1:00:00 What is your big takeaway, Message us …
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