Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week.
Here's What — and When — to Eat Before Working Out. February 5, 2018 by Michele Foley.
What you should eat before depends on when you work out. Ideally, you should eat a healthy "mixed" meal, which means a meal with carbs, protein and fat, about three hours before your workout so your muscles have the energy necessary to push through.
What should you eat before you work out? What about after? How long should you wait to eat?
For the majority of people, fitting a work out into our daily lives can be difficult, and we usually don’t manage it as much as we would like, or need to. For this reason, it is important that when we do find the time, we are getting the maximum benefits possible from our workout.
We go to the experts and find out exactly when and what you need to eat before working out.
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While everyone’s nutritional requirements and preferences are different depending on their goals and activities, you actually don't need to eat much to work out for 60 minutes or less, says Seebohar, so keep these in mind for your longer sweat sessions. Read on for what to eat before a workout...