What should you eat after your workout?
Let’s talk about the right foods that you should eat that can help you after you are done exercising. It is important to understand what happens to your body once your exercise is finished. When you are working out your muscles use their glycogen that they store for fuel. Some of the proteins in your muscles also get broken down and damaged. Eating the right nutrients soon after you work out can help your body recover faster. It is vital that you eat protein and carbs after your workout. Consuming protein helps repair and build your muscle.
Doing this will help your body decrease muscle protein breakdown, increase the size of your muscles and enhance recovery. The timing of your post-workout meal(s) is one of the most important things. Most experts say that you should consume a meal within 45 min after your workout.
Here are some foods that you should eat after you work out:
Fruits (bananas, berries, pineapple)
These are just some sample foods that you can eat after you work out. There are plenty of other foods that I didn’t mention but these are just a few to get you on track on what to eat. Most importantly do not forget to your DRINK WATER!