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Super Foods to Eat Before your Workout

 Foods to Eat Before your Workout

Pre-workout foods must be rich in carbs, lean protein, fibers and healthy fats that help the muscles to endure the hardships of high intensity exercises.

1. CaffeineCaffeine

Caffeine signals the muscles to burn stored fats rather that carbohydrates for extracting energy. Caffeine also helps prevent muscle soreness post-workout.

2. Fruit SmoothiesFruit Smoothies

Fruit smoothies are ideal pre-workout snack when you are running short of time.The carbohydrates present in the fruits breakdown rapidly to supply energy during workout while the proteins help in checking muscle damage.

3. OatmealOat Meal

Oats settle well without giving you a bloated feeling and takes time to digest thereby keeping you satiated for longer slowly releasing sugar into the blood stream. Addition of fruits and berries will help you keep hydrated throughout the workout.

4. BananasBanana

It’s a great source of carbohydrates, potassium and manganese that helps prevent muscle cramps, helps wound healing and increases bone strength and endurance. Eat a banana along with a cup of yogurt at least an hour before hitting the gym

5. Eggs Eggs

The good old eggs are one of the richest sources of proteins and minerals. It is easy and quick to prepare and great to eat. You can either have them hard boiled or scrambled.

6. Whole Grain Bread

Whole grain bread is one of most mess-free sources of carbohydrate that requires absolutely no time to prepare and can be coupled with some great protein.

7. Greek YogurtGreek Yogurt

It is easily digestible and therefore ideal for those with sensitive stomach. It is also a great source of carbohydrates that make up for the pre-workout energy requirements.

8. Sprouts and LegumesSprouts

Sprouts are loaded with complex carbohydrates that take longer to break down thereby releasing energy for a longer period of time. This makes it ideal for consumption 1-2 hours before the workout.

 

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-By Apurva Chaudhary

Written by Reincarnating Raipur

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