IMPORTANT! [Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Food and Big Muscles: Best Ideas to Eat After Workout

Going to the gym seems it’s not enough? The gym is just half the battle you fight every day for a perfect and healthy body. You cannot put on more muscle? Are you exhausted and with no mood to come back the next day? You still have chances and great ways to make your muscles grow and still having energy and health. The problem is not your fitness routine, it is maybe what your are eating. Below, we show you the best ideas about the foods you can eat to make your workout count. Keep reading and know more.

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[Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Water to aid the recovery process
[Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Water to aid the recovery process

In case you are eating a healthy diet and getting enough calories to support your activity level, you probably rely on your appetite, energy levels and experience that will tell you whether you need to eat anything before or after exercise and what specific kind of food it should be. Just don’t forget the basic rule: find out what works best for you, and do it.

What is super important shortly after workout is to drink about 16 to 20 ounces of water to aid the recovery process.

[Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Some yogurt and diverse fruits
[Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Some yogurt and diverse fruits

Now, remember not to be obsessive about matching calories, quantities and nutrient ratios perfectly. You only have to be careful not to fall into the trap of thinking that you can eat anything and everything just because you just worked out. Follow the best food combinations below and everything will be just fine!

  • Bread, a bagel or an English muffin with cheese or peanut butter

  • Fruit juice with cheese

  • Yogurt with fruit

  • Veggie omelet with toast or roll

  • Chocolate milk

  • Dried fruit and nuts

  • Cottage cheese with fruit

    [Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Vegetables omelette
    [Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Vegetables omelette
  • A protein or energy bar

  • A protein or energy shake

  • Pancakes and eggs

  • Cereal with milk

  • Eggs and toast

  • Turkey, ham, chicken or roast beef sandwich

    [Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Roast beef sandwich
    [Efrain Jesus Rojas Mata]: Roast beef sandwich
  • Vegetable stir-fry with chicken, shrimp, edamame or tofu

  • Crackers with low fat cheese

  • Rice or popcorn cakes with nut butter

  • Smoothie (with milk, yogurt or added protein powder)

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