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Do I Really Need to Eat After I Exercise?

YES!! So now the next question is “what should I eat after I exercise?” To help answer that here is an article from ParticipACTION that not only tells you why the after exercise meal is so important but it also gives you some healthy food ideas.

Healthy snacks that taste good are the best kind! Knowing what your body needs most after exercise can mean the difference between feeling strong and ready to tackle the rest of your day… or feeling like you’ve got nothing left to give.

Post workout snacks are really about replacing the fuels — fluid, carbohydrates and protein – that you used while exercising. Some people, particularly those eager to lose weight, may be reluctant to take in calories following a workout, but according to Dr. Lowell Greib, associate professor at The Canadian College of Naturophatic Medicine, owner of The SportLab and certified sports nutritionist, “eating after exercise may be the most important ‘meal’ of the day for an active individual.

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One Response to “Do I Really Need to Eat After I Exercise?”

  1. core muscles says:

    Most of the core muscles in the body are spread across the abdominal area, pelvic region, hips and back. These muscles help to steady the body when one is moving or carrying out some activities. In fact, engaging in core exercises happens to be a superb way of making sure the body has remained fit as well as balanced and developing the right posture. The truth of the matter is that as one gets older, the body becomes weaker. In such a state, most of the things one used to do cannot be done. Once the core muscles have been strengthened prior to one getting old, once they are done, one will be able to easily move without much problems.

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