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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

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

8 Ways to Speed Up Workout Recovery

When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.  But whether you’re training for a specific even...  Read more

did a YouTube workout and a 18 minute workout here
Updated 5/19/2015 5:37:08 PM

did a YouTube workout and a 18 minute workout here on spark lots of lunges and squats today need to get these thighs and booty in shape can't wait to not hate shorts season!...  Read more

What happened to the "What's for "meal" posts?
Updated 5/21/2015 12:24:29 AM

I haven't seen the What's for breakfast, lunch and dinner posts for a while. I enjoyed those posts. When I was at a loss for what to fix, there were always some great ideas....  Read more

Got a good workout in tonight. I stink and feel go
Updated 5/19/2015 2:57:17 PM

Got a good workout in tonight. I stink and feel good and tired....  Read more

posted when I have more information, but wanted to

posted when I have more information, but wanted to give you a quick update. Thanks for your patience! Coach Denise...  Read more

First Board Post
Updated 5/19/2015 9:32:51 PM

Good morning everyone! I work in a college athletic department and I am working with our strength and conditioning coach on a diet plan. Things are going well and I can't deny the success through five weeks (12.2 lbs down). This is the challenge time...  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 Fatigue...

I have discovered a website that explains why I may be having post workout fatigue... 149 Its all about the water... 91 Your body needs ATP as the fuel to exercise. ATP requires oxygen, waste elimination and heat dissipation. If yo...  Read more

Worst post-workout binge ever...

Well, I did it again. And this time I am writing so as to remember exactly how physically awful I feel right now after over-eating for no good reason. The hope is that documenting this indulgence will help me to remember the after part so as to avoid...  Read more