I know this tip seems fairly obvious, but I fall prey to lack of post-workout food planning all the time. Since many of us are starving after working out, myself included, it pays to plan ahead. Before heading out for a run, to the gym, or a tennis match, figure out what you are going to eat for a snack or a meal when you're done. After you have burned all those calories and used up all your glycogen resources, it will be reassuring to know you have a well thought-out plan to replenish yourself. Hopefully, with a firm plan in hand those powdered donuts will lose their appeal.
Check out these ideas for what to eat before and after working out.
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