Group Forum: Maximizing Your Work-Out: Better on an Empty Stomach?

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deboramcna

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Posted: 07 Jun 2010, 07:33
If you work out on an empty stomach, you may actually burn more fat. European researchers found that cyclists who trained without eating burned significantly more fat than their counterparts who ate beforehand.
sharon8mac

Joined: Dec 08
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Posted: 07 Jun 2010, 07:59
I don't feel so good when I work out on an empty stomach.
MOM2JEM

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Posted: 09 Jun 2010, 08:38
I don't feel so good either when I work out on an empty stomach. I don't have the energy that I need to work out for as long as I want.
lilsmurf74

Joined: Jun 10
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Posted: 18 Aug 2010, 17:36
I usually try to eat something small before my workout, usually a protein bar or shake and then do the big meal after. Or I eat, then workout.
Leslie

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klmay999

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 07:36
I believe in a pre workout meal consisting of Pepperoni Pizza and a huge slice of Lasagna. Smile Ok yeah just kidding. Got your attention tho I'm sure.

I usually eat a piece of fruit or a protein bar or protein shake before any work out and drink plenty of water during the work out.
Licratonic

Joined: Feb 11
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Posted: 21 Feb 2011, 19:27
I usually work out on a empty stomach, but I've noticed that it actually helps me, if I train really hard (in the evenings)I tend to drink a lot of water afterwards, that works not eating a lot in the evenings. Stomach feels "full".
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