If you grew up doing a sport like swimming or running, then you’ve heard ways of using food to maximize your training.
It’s all about workout fuel.
Back in my glory days, I played rugby.
In order to maintain peak performance during each game, I had a whole pre- and post-game routine worked out.
Over time, and as I learnt more about nutrition, my approach changed.
At Athletic Greens, we believe in the best nutritional balance possible, whether it’s to fuel your daily workouts or to help you reach your marathon goals.
With all the different philosophies out there, it’s time to cut through the noise and provide the best tips for maximizing nutrition before, during, and after a workout routine.
Whether you are trying to gain weight and muscle or burn calories and lose, there are methods and approaches to the ideal workout fuel, so let’s look at them.
Your Body Is Your Temple – Feed It Well!
Most people are just happy to make it to the gym, but some people are really great at balancing out their workouts, nutrition, and getting most of it right.
If that’s you, then you are way ahead of the game. But is your workout fuel helping you achieve the maximum calorie burn that you deserve for all your hard work?
How do you know if you are hydrated enough for top performance when you are on the treadmill or working the free weights?
Most of us don’t always eat well before or after the gym even though it could make or break our results.
We’ve all heard the saying, “your body is your temple.” This extends to your workout fuel.
We want to treat our bodies right, with the proper workouts, balanced nutrition, and recovery.
But did you know it’s just as important to fuel up before any workout?
Have you thought about what to eat after a workout to maximize all your hard work? The goal is to burn fat and keep muscle.
Maybe you often face a scenario where you plan to hit the gym hard, but then you stop to think…