If you do not want to make your efforts useless during training, it’s important to be careful about feeding. The snacks we choose to eat before and after training affect both performance and energy recovery.
Post workout is one of the most critical steps for the athlete, the best thing is to make a mix of macronutrients, namely carbohydrates and proteins. You should also include a certain amount of fat, of course the good ones.
Here are some after training snacks that are healthy and tasty:
– Peanut butter and bananas
Fast to prepare and healthy this snack is able to stop hunger after a workout. The important thing is that peanut butter does not contain added sugar or palm oil.
– Sweet potatoes and eggs
The perfect combination if you are looking for a high value organic snack (the biological value specifies how many grams of protein can produce our body by 100 grams of ingested food proteins).
– Yogurt and red fruits
Fresh yogurt contains a high amount of protein, while berries like raspberries and blueberries are rich in antioxidants. This sweet and delicious snack is also ideal for breakfast.
These soy beans are a perfect substitute for classic crisps, a healthy alternative and yet tasty.
– Milk flakes
Milk flakes are a protein-rich food and very versatile. They can be combined with fresh vegetables such as carrots or cucumbers or sweet spices such as cinnamon or vanilla. They are also rich in leucine, an amino acid that promotes muscle protein synthesis.
– Quinoa salad
Vegan protein source, quinoa is easy to prepare and is perfect as post workout snack. Ideal for lunch with chickpeas or beans.