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Post Workout Resources

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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

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

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#friendfinder #firstpost Looking for a workout pa
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#friendfinder #firstpost Looking for a workout partner in Sacramento/Elk Grove California former personal trainer with extensive nutrition background getting back into shape again after 2 years of gaining just want to help others on my our journey....  Read more

Haven't had much time to post a chat this week but
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Haven't had much time to post a chat this week but I'm still trying hard on counting my calories with the hectic hot week I've had....  Read more

Haven't had much time to post a chat this week but
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Haven't had much time to post a chat this week but I'm still trying hard on counting my calories with the hectic hot week I've had....  Read more

I need to find a workout I like ughhh. Walk at hom
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I need to find a workout I like ughhh. Walk at home is nice but I get bored....  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 snacks

After a strenuous workout, drink a sports drink or water that has been enhanced with electrolytes to replenish the minerals you lost sweating. Eat a snack: about 50% of the calories you burned through your workout. 60% carbs - 25% protein ...  Read more

Stretch, Massage, and Fuel - My Post-Workout Routine

This week is week one of my preparation for my big annual bike ride, The Ride Across Minnesota or TRAM for short. TRAM is a 5-day, 300-mile ride that raises money (usually about $1 million per year) for Multiple Sclerosis. My wife has MS so the issue...  Read more