The topic of discussion for today’s post is pre-exercise nutrition/fuel.
Are you new to exercising and are not quite certain what you should be eating before a workout? Or maybe you are an avid exerciser looking to improve your performance. Today’s post is for both of you. If you are an athlete or bodybuilder this post is not designed for your needs but a post could be written on this specific topic if enough interest was shown.
People talk about the importance of pre-exercise food and nutrient timing post exercise like it is a life or death situation. Does it leave you dazed and confused? Maybe even feeling like you shouldn’t exercise because you don’t know how to maximize your efforts? Do Not Worry! This is simply not the case. In fact, for the average exerciser, nutrient timing pre-post workout is something you really don’t need to worry about.
Average people with no unique physiological needs can typically consume a nutrient dense meal 1-2 hours before and after exercise to me...