Post Workout Meals

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s you most likely know, your post workout meal is extremely important. The objective is to pick a meal with some quick carbs to digest and quickly digestible protein to kick start your muscle repair. The increased levels of amino acids and carbs promotes an insulin spike and gets those nutrients back in your system to help repair the tissue you just broke down during your workout. For the best results (if you're going for a lean tone body) your supplement should generally contain between 250-500 calories. Of course it varies depending on if you're a male or female and weight but this is a general rule of thumb. Also, your post workout meal should contain a range of 2:1 ratio to a 4:1 ratio of carbs to protein. It's a good idea to keep your post workout supplement low on the fats. When choosing what to…show more content…
The best source of protein is to go with whey protein and you can mix it in some fat-free or low-fat yogurt. Here are some great ideas you can incorporate in your port workout smoothies: Banana Chocolate: mix 1 cup of water, half cup of milk (ideally skim milk), one and half frozen bananas, 2 tablespoons of organic maple syrup and 30 grams of chocolate whey protein powder. Vanilla Pineapple: mix together 1 cup of water, half cup of vanilla yogurt, one cup of frozen pineapples, 2 tablespoons of honey and 30 grams of vanilla whey protein powder. When looking to lose body fat it's important to remember your after workout meal should have the opposite characteristics of all of your other meals throughout the day. While post workout meals should have quick high glycemic index carbs and easily digestable proteins, all of your other meals in the day should be low glycemic index, slowly digested carbs and slow release proteins so you're body is receiving nutrients slowly over the course of the
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