You probably never begin a workout on an empty stomach. But did you know that it’s just as important to grab a bite after you workout? According to an article on WebMD muscles need protein for recovery and growth, and the best time to deliver protein appears to be right after exercise.
Not to mention the amount of minerals and salts lost through your sweat glands. Don’t get stuck on deciphering the quality of complex bars or settling for a sugary and chemically colored sports drink.
Rehabilitate your body with fresh snacks you can toss into your gym bag or pick up from your local deli after your exercise routine.