|WHY EAT AFTER EXERCISE?
Fueling after exercise:
- Replenishes depleted glycogen (aka energy) stores.
- Improves recovery.
- Refuels for your next workout.
|WHEN SHOULD I EAT?
Consume a snack immediately after exercise, and then a meal around 2 hours later.
|WHAT SHOULD I EAT?|
Post-exercise snack/meal should contain these three components:
- Carbs to replenish glycogen stores.
- Protein to stimulate muscle growth and recovery.
- Fluids to rehydrate.