Post Workout Fuel for Optimal Recovery

You workout hard because you want to achieve your health and wellness goals. Proper recovery is the key to working out effectively day after day. You have a 1 hour window of opportunity post-workout to refuel; during that time your body will use that nutrition to replace energy stores used during the workout. Your ideal composition of a post-workout meal is 3-4 parts carbohydrate to 1 part protein. This combination allows for glycogen...

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Post Workout Snacks – Easy to Prepare and Digest!

My favorite post exercise snack is baked sweet potato slices with almond butter. I have suggested it to clients and to others at seminars and always get the response that this snack is a treat! Simple and well, if you prefer peanut butter (who doesn’t?) then you are sure to love this option. I find it an easy snack before exercising, too. But, usually without the nut butter. My second favorite option is a green monster smoothie...

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