| Ep 552 – Controlling Blood Sugar and Living Your Life

Author / John

24 Min Listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Morning guys, this is Mike from North Carolina. I got a question for the Crew. Oftentimes John breezed over how he was in Flint and sedatives at one time during his career and that he fixed it over the course of about a year, but he’s never gone that into it and currently myself and some of my co-workers in the military. We found that we are the same right now. We’re a little insulin sensitive. So just wanted to reach out and see if John could deep dive that a little bit like how he got to where he needed to be if you’re wondering what kind of range we’re working with right now. All of us are pretty much fasted glucose over like 115-116 like kind of sitting in that range some days.

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Unchecked blood sugar can wreck havoc on your training now and quality of life later. There are a lot of mechanisms kicking up your insulin you need to focus on: crappy sleep, shift work, over stressed, and too much Nickelback from this week’s caller. John and Tex sit down to discuss the research done to show the negative effects on the body, and take you through how to get your blood sugar regulated through lifting, aerobic capacity work, and getting your nutrition dialed in.

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Have you been squatting on questions for John and Tex? Maybe you have asked around, and just can’t land on a straight answer. Take a breather, give us a call, and let us do the leg work.

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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