Post-workout snack: what to eat after the gym

After the gym you want to eat super caloric and unhealthy food? Do not make this mistake: here the best post-workout snacks!

Workout 3 times a week, be active and drink a lot of water: these are just some advice to keep your silhouette. However, sometimes we forget an important thing: what to eat after the gym, to obtain the best results.

Feeling tired and hungry after having exercised is normal, but you need to be careful to what you eat in that moment, because it is even more important than what you eat during your entire day! Find out the best post-workout snacks!

To eat or not to eat? This is the question

Eating the less you can right after your workout is the worst thing to do. If you want to lose weight, eliminate fat, tone up or simply keep fit, it is not necessary to eat less after the gym: you need to learn what food to choose.

Your post-workout snack has to be a perfect mix of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, in order to nourish your body in the right way.

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Some examples?

A slice of wholewheat bread with tuna, oil and lemon. This fish is perfect because it is rich in proteins and omega 3, that is good fats.

Seasonal vegetable and fruit smoothie. It is rich in fibers, vitamins and other important substances to boost your energies. You can also add a teaspoon of powdered proteins to your smoothie.

A handful of dried fruit. This food is energizing and healthy. Moreover, it is rich in potassium, in order to get it back after the workout.

Yogurt, cereals and fresh fruits. Low-fat yogurt contain the right amount of proteins and carbohydrates. If you add fruit vitamins and cereals fruits, it will boost your energies. You can eat strawberries and currant, which are rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant fundamental after the workout.

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ultimo aggiornamento: 29-03-2019

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