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What Should You Eat After Your Workout?

Your post-workout meal can influence the overall health effects of exercise, so what to eat after your workout is an important consideration. For example, research1 has shown that minimizing carbohydrates after exercise can enhance your insulin sensitivity, compared to simply reducing your calorie intake, and optimizing your insulin sensitivity is key for maintaining good health. That said, it's important to realize that optimizing your health is not the same as optimizing your performance. These two goals actually have conflicting end points, and require different strategies. In other words, you cannot optimize your athletic performance and longevity simultaneously — you need to decide which of these goals you're trying to accomplish.  Read more....



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