When working out,  you need to pay kin attention to what you eat especially what you consume after an intense workout. A post-workout meal may consist of carbohydrate and protein with vitamins, carbohydrate being an energy giving food helps to replenish lost energy and protein helps to repair torn muscles.  Those who are looking to lose weight may be compelled to skip post-workout meals but this a huge mistake because after an intense work out, your  body needs all the energy it can get so as to recover, bounce back and get ready for your next work out.

Important of post-workout food

After an intense workout it’s essential to take  post-workout meal to replenish calories lost during workout,  this may seem inappropriate when trying to burn fat but consuming post-workout meal after work helps in fat loss.

When to eat post-workout meal

This is a meal that should be consumed 30 to 60 minutes after workout during  this period your body uses the calories from the meal to replenish nutrients in the body instead of using  them to fat storage.

Foods to eat after workout

The main aim of post-workout meal is to supply your body with nutrient needed for recovery and to maximize the benefits of the workout
Below are list of food you can consume for easy digestion and maximizing of nutrients

Crabs

Sweet potatoes
Chocolate milk
Quinoa
Fruits (pineapple, berries,apple, banana, kiwi)
Rice cakes
Rice
Oatmeal
Potatoes
Pasta
Dark, leafy green vegetables
Protein:

Animal- or plant-based protein powder

eggs
Greek yogurt
Cottage cheese
Salmon
Chicken
Protein bar
Tuna
Fats:

Avocado
Nuts
Nut butters
Trail mix (dried fruits and nuts).

Combination of the above listed foods will give you great results and the best nutrients which are essential to the body thereby getting you ready for your next workout.

Also read:FOOD TO INCREASE SPERM COUNT

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