Whats the best thing to eat after a work out?

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Posted: 13 Sep 2008, 09:19
I just did 45 mins of aerobics, and am poooped.
I went a bit dizzy... now my tummy is rumbling, but I dont want to undo everythin I just did. What is the best thing to eat after a tiring workout?

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Posted: 13 Sep 2008, 09:46
blueberries or fruit great to give you some energy or a light salad Smile x

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Posted: 13 Sep 2008, 21:24
I eat protein, usually in the form of 2 scrambled eggs, but lots of nutritionists recommend a small handful of nuts as well. One of the things about exercise is that it creates microtears in the fibers of your muscles, and in order for you body to repair those tears (and build more muscle), you need protein. More muscle is good becaues it makes us look more toned, and it helps us burn calories more efficiently by increasing our metabolism. It's probably also a good idea to make sure you're eating a sufficient number of carbs before doing a long, sustained aerobic workout so that you're body has enough fuel to keep you going. You'll burn calories more efficiently if you're body is working at it's best potential.

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