• Tue, Oct 12 2010

Eating While Sweaty: Should You Chow Down After a Workout?

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Does it matter what we put into our bodies right after we’re done exercising? Yes. While we assume we shouldn’t bite into a Big Mac after a tough gym session (or ever), we’re not exactly sure what we should be eating to make the most of the workout we just had.

Cooking Lights resident dietitian, Holly Grainger, says that to get the maximum benefits from our workout, we should eat a snack or meal that contains a protein and a carb within an hour of finishing exercising. What are your favorite post-workout snacks?

via Cooking Light

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