Posts tagged "carbohydrates"
Eating Before Exercise

Eating Before Exercise

You are ready to hit the gym, the road, or the living room for your P90X session. You are neither hungry nor full, but you still wonder—“Should I have something? What if I get hungry in the middle of the workout and hit a sugar crash? Or is exercising on an empty stomach better like...
Ups and Downs of Your Favorite Drinks

Ups and Downs of Your Favorite Drinks

You ran into work with your tall latte in hand. Around mid-morning you pop a vending machine soda. At lunch, you can’t resist a Nestea. The day is only half over and you have already consumed around 400 calories from beverages! That is a 6 oz. lean sirloin steak with 100 calories to spare. But...
Why and what should I eat after working out?

Why and what should I eat after working out?

Do you eat after working out?  I’ve found two types of people on this matter: the ones who go straight to the smoothie bar for a quick recovery drink or the food phobics who don’t allow themselves to eat after working out. The immediate eater thinks that since they burnt over 1000 calories, they “deserve”...