Just curious on how insulin injections would benefit someone on a ketogenic diet. Could this possibly create a anabolic or anti-catabolic effect.
One of the primary objectives while on a Keto diet is avoid insulin. Insulin stimulates the fat cells to store fat and inhibits fat breakdown. You would be defeating the purpose of going keto if you inject insulin. It would be the same as eating carbs, but worse. Aside from the adverse effects on your diet, if you inject insulin while blood glucose levels are low, you run a very high risk of hypoglycemic shock. This has an adverse effect on your workouts; it’s tough to workout in a coma. Give the insulin a pass.