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What to Eat Before and After a Workout​​​​

​Whether your next sweat session is a marathon or a trip to the gym ensuring your body is properly fueled is key to having a successful workout.  Eat these items to help your body prepare and refuel!

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Fuel your body 1 – 4 hours prior to allow your body to absorb the nutrients from your meal. Along with consuming the following foods try to stay hydrated. Drink water regularly throughout the day. 

In the a.m. - keep it simple​

To get your body & mind running in the morning you don't need to be fancy. Try making toast or oatmeal and adding easy ingredients that will keep you fueled such as:
  • ​​Peanut butter
  • Banana
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • ​Raisins
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds

 
 
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After a good workout you'll be hungry, but you need to replenish with the proper foods. Fruit smoothies are a great way to get the recovery process started and then follow with a high protein snack or meal. 
 

Try one of these smoothies: 

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Last updated on November 14, 2018