It might seem an odd thing to write about, but the truth is we are always hungry after our workout, and from talking to others, we know we are not alone. So what are the best snacks to eat after your workout? Read on to find out more.
While the experts still seem to disagree over the issue of eating carbs vs proteins after any workout, they do agree on one thing: we all need to assist our bodies recover and repair itself, and restore energy levels after intensive exercise by eating a range of healthy snacks which are easily digestible.
Our favourites include:
- a trail mix of lovely granola with selective dried fruits
- slices of apple with a spread of peanut butter
- a two-egg omelette with a selection of tasty veggies mixed in
- a bowl of tasty Greek yoghurt and fresh seasonal fruit such as bananas
- some tuna on whole wheat, drizzled with lemon juice
- sliced, lean meat with some seasonal fruit such as apples or pears
- a glass of nonfat chocolate milk
- a peanut butter and banana smoothie (don’t knock it til you try it!)
- some cheese and crackers
- a hard-boiled egg, sliced in half and spread with hummus.
Tem delicious snacks that will give your body all the goodness it requires to recover well after any strenuous workout session. Do you have any we have not mentioned? Drop us a comment below and share your favourite post-workout snacks with our readers.
Living each adventure,
Christine and Trevor
Empowering people to live a healthy, active, authentic and fulfilling life.
Adelaide, South Australia.
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DISCLAIMER: This article is written for informational purposes only and is based on Christine and Trevor’s own life experiences. No food featured on this site should ever be consumed or handled if known or suspected allergies exist. Nothing featured here should be taken as medical, professional or legal advice. It is always recommended that you consult the appropriate professional before changing any routine or adopting any new procedure.