Thursday, August 27, 2015
Healthy Snacking After the Workout
It is such a trap. That feeling you get after a workout when you are hungry and you know you need to refuel your body. You just finished a workout and you know that you burned a bunch of calories. You have a choice to make. What do you want to snack on?!
There are two paths you can take at this point. You can choose to grab a healthy snack or you can choose to grab that sugar-filled, unhealthy treat. You just worked out, right? So it is easy to think that you can just munch on that unhealthy treat because of all those burned calories. No. Don't do it!!
There are some great options when it comes to post workout snacks. The list of snacks that can replenish the calories while refueling your body is long, you just have to know what some good choices are.
Here are some that work great when you finish that sweat session:
Whole wheat bread or bagel with peanut butter
Steel cut oatmeal
There are awesome resources out there to find the best post workout snacks. I've found some good ones through these websites:
Nuts.com where they have a large variety of healthy snacks that you can take anywhere.
Pinterest, is there anything that you can't find on there?!
Blogs, there are so many that I have found to be very resourceful while getting to know other great fitness and health nuts like myself. :)
What are your favorite go-to healthy snacks? Do you tend to crave certain ones after your workouts?
Disclaimer: I was not prompted or compensated for this post, the links and sites are posted at my discretion and I did not have a script to follow. All opinions are my own.