Get In Here Gym Lovers! 5 Things To Eat Before Working Out

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Keeping fit and healthy is as important as eating food, the right food though!

The fact that you are trying to stay fit does not mean you should stop eating. Food is so important, not only does it fuel your body but it nourishes it too.

However, the problem lies with making sure you’re putting the right things in your body before and even after your workout.

We have put together a list of foods and reasons why you should be found on this path, check them out below;

EGGS

eggs

 

Eggs are filled with all the protein that you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This should be on your “To eat before the gym” list if it’s not already included.

CHICKEN BREAST

Grilled marinaded and herbed chicken breasts on a white plate.

The aim is not to totally hit the gym on an empty stomach but you don’t want to also hit the gym and have to workout to the music coming from your stomach. Chicken breast is light and can take you through your routine.

SEEDS/ NUTS SMOOTHIE

smoothiee

Seeds and nuts are high in good fats and they might take a while to digest which might eventually slow you down hence the need to blend them up to make a smoothie. The healthy sugars in them help provide you with the right boost of energy needed for your work out session.

NUTS

nutss

If the aim of hitting the gym is to loose some weight, then you need to avoid fruits before you train. Go for nuts instead as they are good sources of healthy fats that help your body maintain the blood sugar level stable for long periods.

BANANAS

banana

Bananas are probably one of the best fruits for athletes and that’s because just eating two bananas before a workout provides you with enough energy for 90 minutes of strenuous exercise. It’s like the fuel needed for the work out hence the need to eat them pre-workout.

 

 

 

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Juliet Gbemudu

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2 comments

  1. Great food suggestions. I’ve been on my weight loss journey for a few months now, actually read a personal review about strength training and it seemed like a solid plan. I couldn’t have been more excited about the results, I am now 40 pounds lighter than when I first started. This site was very helpful to me — if you want to check it out yourself you can read it here http://tinyurl.com/fitnsguide

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