Because unless you’re feeding your body right before and after you workout, you won’t be reaping all the benefits of your hard labour...
Known as nutrient timing, current science indicates that what you eat before, during, and after your workouts is extremely important in maximizing your results. So before you you head to the gym, make sure your fridge is packing these fit friendly foods
Think of this fruit as nature?s power bar. They?re fast acting carbohydrates are packed with potassium, which helps with nerve and muscle function.
Packed with high quality protein and pro-botics, greek yoghurt will keep your gut in check during your workout, so you don?t end up feeling nauseous as you burn energy.
Oats are packed with fibre which helps to release a steady flow of carbohydrate energy into your system, so you don?t end up burning out of energy towards the end of your workout.
After your workout, your body will be in recovery mode, so you need to feed it protein quickly to help repaid and build muscle.
Scientists have found that a glass of chocolate milk has all the nutrients that your body needs to replenish itself after exercising. Compared to plain milk, water, or most sports drinks, it has double the carbohydrate and protein content, plus its high water content replaces fluids lost as sweat, preventing dehydration.
Fish might not be the first thing that comes to mind after a workout, but consuming a salmon fillet post exercise will help reduce inflammation while regulating insulin levels and giving support to your joints.