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Post Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Post Workout.

What to Eat After You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

10 Perfect Protein Powder Recipes

Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!    ...  Read more

5 Diet Mistakes That Derail Your Workouts

Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio...  Read more

Basking in the Orange Glow of Orangetheory Fitness

Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm...  Read more

Stretching Should Not Be Missing In Action

When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not. Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes...  Read more

Tips for creating a workout. Not actual workouts b
Updated 2/9/2016 6:16:14 PM

Tips for creating a workout. Not actual workouts but how to create a balanced full body workout....  Read more

Every workout counts.. Even if it's only for 15 mi
Updated 2/9/2016 5:55:35 PM

Every workout counts.. Even if it's only for 15 minutes... Just do it!!!...  Read more

Tracking 21 day fix extreme workouts
Updated 2/11/2016 12:10:39 PM

Hi! I'm new here, well back again=new. :) I've started the 21 day fix extreme workouts and started week 2 yesterday. I was just wondering how you do or would suggest tracking the workouts. They are Plyo, Upper, Pilates with bands, Lower, Cardio, Dirt...  Read more

Workout time. I am a morning workout person for su
Updated 2/9/2016 3:57:00 PM

Workout time. I am a morning workout person for sure. If I don't get it in then I don't get it in. What struggles do others face?...  Read more

How does everybody get there workout in with 2 kid
Updated 2/9/2016 4:17:59 PM

How does everybody get there workout in with 2 kids and a full time job? I'm up by 5:30 every morning and I don't stop till 4 when I take a break on my way home from work. Then there is HW, dinner and soccer....  Read more


I eat protein right after working out...  Read more

Start your day with a speedy metabolism.

Did you know that you continue to burn calories post workout! It's called excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. I call it afterburn. Try going on a BRISK morning walk before breakfast for 10 - 30 minutes. (you could also do this before lunch and...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

You Asked: Is Muscle Milk Good for You?

Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff...  Read more

Is Chocolate Milk Ideal after a Workout?

Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus...  Read more

Post Workout Famine

I had a good breakfast and ate a handful of almonds before working out. But after I finished my workout, cooled off, and made it back to my office I was hit with a hunger that I haven't felt since I was a kid. Wow. I ate that turkey sandwich so ha...  Read more


Yes! I'm feeling it now! Extremely Sore from Friday workout and been that this is the first week after my surgery & therapy, 1year and 4mos ago. Yesterday, I couldn't even get up from a chair my good leg was very sore! I Did some squats holding on t...  Read more