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Post-Workout Nutrition Tips from a Nutrition Coach

By: Jen Elliott

 

What do I eat after workout? Do I have to eat something, even if I’m not hungry? How long can I wait before I need to eat after a workout?

As a wellness coach and group fitness instructor, I receive a host of different questions around post-workout nutrition. The basic answer is a post-workout meal or snack should be a top priority in your workout program. When working out, doing awesome videos you can find right here on the Booya site, you are using your body’s energy stores. The body stores energy in the form of glycogen, for use during a workout. While the end result of a resistance training program will be stronger and hopefully larger muscles, the process of lifting weights is actually tearing your muscles.

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