Everyone’s always talking about what you should eat/drink before you work out, but what about after your workout? Yes, just in case you weren’t aware, it’s important to eat after working out; otherwise, all of your hard work goes to waste. Here are some of the best foods and beverages to consume after hitting the gym.
1. Chocolate milk
Research shows that chugging down a glass of chocolate milk can help replenish tired muscles. It contains twice the carbohydrates and protein than plain milk, water, and the majority of sports drinks. In addition to replacing sweat losses, chocolate milk also provides calcium and small amounts of sodium and sugar, which are necessary for the body to retain water and regain energy.
Not only are pineapples beautiful to look at, they also make for a great post-workout snack because they’re high in bromelain, a natural anti-inflammatory that heals bruises, sprains, and swelling. Who knew that pineapples could do so much?
It shouldn’t be a surprise that eggs are on the list. Known for containing high levels of biotin (promotes healthy skin, hair, and nails), eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. And here’s another reason to love them: A single boiled egg contains 6 grams of protein – great for building muscle.
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