The Best Things To Eat And Drink Before And After A Workout

So, if you want a great workout that will do your body some real good, make sure it has the proper fuel to get you to your goals:

What to eat before a workout:
It is generally recommended that you eat at least 45 minutes or more after eating to begin your workout. These are some great options of things to eat before you begin:

Bananas
Blueberries
Apples
Watermelon
Peaches
Grapes
Oranges
Cantaloupe
Bread
Bagels
Oatmeal
Pasta
Greek Yogurt
Granola
Energy Bars/Gels
Peanut Butter
Whole Wheat Toast/Bread
Cheese
Trail Mix
Dried Fruit
Sunflower Seeds
Nuts
Honey
Bowl of Cereal
Cottage Cheese
Brown Rice
Chicken
Turkey
Tofu
Beans

What to drink before a workout:
Again, it is recommended to hydrate well before your workout will begin, at least 45 minutes, but to also not overdo it.

Water
Smoothie
Pure Berry Juice
Orange Juice
Coconut Water
V8 Juice

What to eat after a workout:
Grilled Chicken
Mixed Vegetables (Sauteed or steamed)
Eggs
Avocado/Guacamole
Salmon
Sweet Potato
Bananas
Hummus
Tuna Fish
Spinach
Yogurt
Bean Burrito
Beans
Cheese
Oatmeal

What to drink after a workout:

Chocolate Milk
Sports Drink
Water
Smoothie
Protein Shake
Orange Juice

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