Which Foods to Eat Pre and Post workout
What to eat in the morning:
Allow 2 to 3 hours before your exercise for breakfast. If you aren’t great at planning then make sure to factor this into your days plan. It is also important not to skip breakfast even if you are tempted to. Your body needs fuel to exercise so make sure you give it what it needs.Not having a proper breakfast can leave you sluggish and lightheaded and cause you to get ill.
Good breakfast foods. wholegrain bread, Cereals,fruit, low sugar breakfast bars, general wholegrain foods,
Have a sports drink if you end up skipping breakfast.
Snacking during the day:
The general rule for snacking in the day is to keep them to under 10 grams sugar and pick things without lots of salt and fat. Whole-grains are always good.
Good snacks: Rice cakes, healthy low sugar cereal bars, low sugar cereal with milk, fruits, wholegrain foods. To save money you can get wholesale food in bulk.
Post workout meal:
After a workout eat a proper meal with plenty of protein. This is especially true if you are trying to build muscle. A normal sized meal is good, you just want to give your body enough to fuel it and rebuild muscles.Make sure the meal is also low in salt as well as saturated fats, and sugar.
Include in your post workout meals: Chicken, steak, or other high protein foods vegetables.
For post exercise snacks:peanut butter, yogurts dried fruits and nuts.
Even if you don’t feel hungry and don’t have a proper meal after exercising make sure you grab a protein shake or a good sports drink instead.
Stick to what works for you.
If you find something makes you sluggish or slow, then change it, and if you find something makes you hyper, adjust your intake.Find what works for you. Also make sure you drink enough water during your workout.