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5 best foods to have after your workout

by Stuartclocks (writer), , September 05, 2016

Staying hydrated by drinking a lot of water compensates for the loss of it during workout sessions.

The workout is considered to be a fad amongst the teens. Eating after the workout is considered as an important meal for the people looking to add mass and muscles. People today make a terrible mistake of not eating after a workout and hence end up unsatisfied with the results of the same. They rather invest in buying supplements instead of adding nutritious food as an after workout-meal.

Staying hydrated by drinking a lot of water compensates for the loss of it during workout sessions. Likewise, taking in an after-workout meal rich in carbohydrates and proteins like the ones given below helps to add fuel to the body.

The following are the diets for teens who workout.

    1.Baked vegetables with chicken

    Baked and skinless chicken breasts are rich in monosaturated fats, proteins and other minerals like calcium, magnesium, and zinc. Vegetables fuel the body with a lot of fiber and carbohydrates. This meal is perhaps the best and provides the body with all essential nutrients required post workout.

    2.Omelet of 2 or 3 eggs

    Cooked eggs in the form of an omelet loaded with pepper and your favorite vegetables will provide you with all the proteins required by the body. As an icing on the cake, the time limit needed for making it is as little as 10 minutes. Thus, it is a perfect after-workout meal for the ones in a hurry.

    3.Spinach and Salmon Salad

    This super tasty after-workout meal provides your body with everything it needs post the workout. Spinach works on adding minerals and vitamins to the body while salmon adds omega three fatty acids and is a storehouse of proteins.

    4.Tuna rice

    Adding tuna is an old way to award nutrients to the body. Being less than 200 calories, it provides around 42 grams of proteins to the body. Adding rice to tuna adds the required amount of carbohydrates and fiber. It is advisable to use brown rice as they are a healthier option than the standard white one.

    5.Toast loaded with peanut butter

    Natural peanut butter, a rich source of proteins when added to whole wheat bread makes it a delicious after-workout meal option. This bread when topped with fresh fruits provides carbohydrates to the body. This toast can be taken with a glass of milk to make it a complete meal and hence adds the lost nutrients back to the body.

These five foods are sure to restock the body with the missing nutrients. Apart from these, you can opt for any of the foods rich in carbohydrates and proteins but low in the amount of saturated fats and sugar.



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Stuartclocks is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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