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What is your favorite snack after you workout?


Posted by Michelle Health Maven

I'm looking for some new ideas. :)
 
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Here are some of my favorite snack ideas:

1.)Fruit with yogurt or fruit with cottage cheese

2.)celery sticks and apple wedges with natural nut butters for dipping

3.)Raw vegetables with yogurt herb dip

4.)homemade sweet potato fries

5.)guacamole with corn chips

6.)hummus with pita bread

7.)spinach artichoke dip with crackers or corn chips

8.)smoked fish with crackers

9.)protein shakes

10.)raw or roasted nuts

Chocolate milk, yogurt with granola or fruit, apple and PB or banana!
oatmeal with PB and banana (after a long run).
Definitely my favorite snack post exercise is Gatorade G-Series Fit O3 recovery shake or Gatorade Pro 03 if my workout has been longer than 90 minutes. I find taking my calories in liquid form is better since I'm accomplishing two goals, getting the right balance of nutrients and re-hydrating. On top of that, I find that after a hard workout I'm never hungry for solids and because getting in the right balance of carbohydrate and protein is so essential to recovery, I find those two recovery drinks work the best for me

I agree with Danielle- Low fat Chocolate Milk is actually one of the absolute BEST for after a workout.. good source of sugars and protien you need. Some may want more protien, I enjoy BSN products myself. Also, I have a client who discovered these honey sticks that are supposed to be meant for using in your tea but are actually great for a long run- just pop on in your mouth and get an instant boost on a long run and replenish that much needed glycogen. So creative!

 

Chocolate milk!! GREAT recovery drink, & yummy. :)
goldfish crackers.
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