Choosing the right post-workout meals throughout the week can really help you reach your fitness goals. It is important to replenish what is lost when you exercise.
You need a good dose of protein, as well as healthy carbs to replace the glycogen that was used during your workout. When you weight train, you tear your muscle fibers. You need protein and carbs in your post-workout meals to heal those tears, aka build muscle.
I usually go to the gym early in the morning on weekdays. Personally, I like to get my workout in first thing so that I don’t skip out on it later in the day. I’m definitely a morning person, so this works well for me. [Read more…]