After sweating, burning off energy you potentially didn’t have to begin with, and working up a hunger, it’s imperative you chow down on something post-workout, stat! However, knowing what to eat that isn’t going to undo all your hard work is the challenging part.
While your body is telling you to find anything and everything starchy and oily in sight, your brain should be telling you to reach for the things to fuel your body, not to undo all your training.
While it’s a challenge to find food that isn’t going to add weight rather than help you to lose it, it’s not entirely impossible. Here are 10 of the best foods to eat after a workout, with number nine being the most unusual…
1. Scrambled Eggs on Toast with Avocado
If you needed an excuse to stop in at a flash café and buy breakfast instead of making it at home, your workout would be it. To refuel your body for the day, treat it to protein and fat from eggs, as well as all the goodies on offer from avocado as well.
Your body needs a chance to recover post-workout, and these two nutrient-rich ingredients can help get you back on track.