6 Easy Snacks To Eat Before & After Your Workout

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Amanda Katherine
This article was originally published on dopeandbroke.com >>> Dope & Broke explores new fashion trends at a fraction of the price, creates affordable alternatives to celebrity street style outfits, directs women to the best cheap shopping websites, and features lifestyle & beauty posts for a babe on a budget. Helping you dress better for less, look better for less, and live better for less.

Workouts are the primary factor in your fitness. If you are exercise regularly,  you also need to make sure you get the proper pre and post-food intake. Your success in the gym or in a workout class or going for a run all depends on your diet.  Having empty stomach does not help you at all.

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Do not forget to eat before and after you exercise.

Here are some filling, nutritional, and energizing foods which can power you up before and after the workout with minimal calories.

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Pre-Workout Foods

If you are looking forward to having an intense workout, then the pre-workout diet is very essential. You need to have a snack or meal at most one hour before you exercise. Include the carbs, protein and lots of fluids to your food.

(1) Peanut Butter, Banana and Chia Seeds Toast

This snack will fill you up and boost your energy level. It is also effortless to make. You just need to have whole grain toast and spread the peanut butter on it, sprinkle some chia seeds and put banana slices on it. Your delicious pre-workout snack is ready.

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(2) Blueberry & Banana Protein Smoothie

To make this smoothie, you need some blueberries, bananas, yogurt, almond milk, and ice. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until it is mixed well. You can also add some ice to it. Try to have non-fat yogurt if you are looking to lose weight. Looking for more smoothie recipes? Here are 7 quick, easy and healthy ones to try make.

(3) Oatmeal

Oats are full of carbohydrates and provide the high amount of energy level and also make you feel fuller. Before going to gym take a bowl of oats, and you will be able to do workout more efficiently. There are endless possibilities for customizing your oatmeal like with fruit, honey, or peanut butter.

Post-Workout Foods

The post-workout food also plays an integral part in your fitness routine, as the diet right after a workout can prevent you from muscle soreness. You should drink a lot of water and add protein to your post-workout snacks.

(4) Hard Boiled Eggs With Carrots And Nuts 

Eggs are full of protein and provide the energy. With the nuts and carrots’ combination, you can get the proper calories intake and you will feel full for longer time. If you do not have much time to prepare anything else, this is the best choice to refuel your body.

(5) Green Smoothie

The green smoothie is a substitute for a bowl full of salad. You can add banana, apple, and spinach in non-fat yogurt and blend it. Add ice to your taste. You can drink this smoothie right after the tough workout in the gym and you will have high energy level immediately.

(6) Banana Bites

Another easy snack you could have after a workout is some banana bites. Cut the banana into slices and spread the butter or Greek yogurt on it and then put another slice on it. It is a delicious and convenient post-workout snack that will provide you fats, carbs, and protein.

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What is your favorite pre- and post-workout snack?

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Amanda Katherine

Amanda Katherine

This article was originally published on dopeandbroke.com >>> Dope & Broke explores new fashion trends at a fraction of the price, creates affordable alternatives to celebrity street style outfits, directs women to the best cheap shopping websites, and features lifestyle & beauty posts for a babe on a budget. Helping you dress better for less, look better for less, and live better for less.

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