One of the most common questions for sports dietitians: “What should I eat before and after a workout?”Sometimes the answer depends more on the athlete and the specific activity, but there are some common truths that apply for pre- and post-workout nutrition, whether you’re a weekend warrior or a seasoned veteran.
Don’t Skip the Carbs
Carbohydrates are fuel for your “engine” (i.e., your muscles). And, the harder your engine is working, the more carbs you need to keep going. So you may be asking — how soon before a workout should I eat? It depends.
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