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Post Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Post Workout.

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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

Please stop removing my posts for no good reason!
Updated 4/25/2015 2:52:45 AM

I posted a post about my crochet and it was removed! Why?! It wasn't abt politics or religion or anything considered taboo. I wasn't attacking another member or anything negative like that! So, why?! Why was my post removed?! I didn't even receive an...  Read more

Sorry, there isn't a way to delete a post. If you
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Sorry, there isn't a way to delete a post. If you are on the full site though, you are able to edit your post, but that option isn't in the app. If you do go to the full site to edit it, there is an edit icon that you can click on in your post....  Read more

Is there a way to delete a post after it has been
Updated 4/24/2015 9:33:17 PM

Is there a way to delete a post after it has been sent?...  Read more

Workout Music Service??
Updated 4/25/2015 3:06:07 AM

When I try to watch a video from the pop down Articles & Videos .....Fitness section I get this ad that starts named Workout Music Service and it plays for 3000 seconds before I can watch the video. Please tell me if there is a way for me to t...  Read more

A lot older and wiser since my last post
Updated 4/24/2015 8:23:24 AM

Hello everyone It has been several years since I have posted here. I'm now 69 and 22 pounds lighter since my last post. I'd like to think I'm healthier now. I'm definitely more active but I'm nowhere near where I need to be. I'm now retired so t...  Read more

protein

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