It’s the most important meal of the day. What you eat after your workout is going to determine how quickly you start to recover from exercise. The faster you can recover and rebuild muscle, the sooner you can retrain those muscles. And the sooner those muscles are at full functionality, the faster they can start metabolizing fatty acids at their full potential.
In order to determine what you need to eat after a workout, you first need to understand the purpose of your post-workout meal. Your post-workout meal serves 3 main purposes:
- To replenish the energy used during your workout
- To provide the protein needed for protein synthesis in order to rebuild muscle
- To provide all the essential vitamins and nutrients necessary for growth
What you choose to eat should address all three of those factors. If you do that your performance and recovery will be optimized.
Eat Carbohydrates Post Workout
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