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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

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

Hoping for a speedy workout recovery!
Updated 8/22/2016 5:50:06 PM

Hoping for a speedy workout recovery!...  Read more

Just realized I don't eat enough with the workouts
Updated 8/22/2016 12:32:46 PM

Just realized I don't eat enough with the workouts I do! 😢...  Read more

Did a 20 minute low impact workout...first workout
Updated 8/22/2016 1:03:31 PM

Did a 20 minute low impact workout...first workout in years! Hope to keep it up....  Read more

Started Hammer and Chisel workout program today. T
Updated 8/22/2016 11:45:37 AM

Started Hammer and Chisel workout program today. Today's workout was based around balance and i have like none haha so it was tough but I didn't give up! Practice makes perfect(:...  Read more

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Updated 8/22/2016 1:28:45 PM

My message post are not showing in points. Missing 2-4 each day. Help...  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

My new post workout snack!

Yum! Low-fat and high protein! Yoplait Plenti oatmeal with Greek yogurt and fruit. And I understand the ingredient list to boot. 😁...  Read more

Pre & Post Workout Drinks (Protein Shakes)

This may sound stupid, but can someone please explain these to me? I mean, I get you drink them before and after a workout, but are they supposed to count as a meal? Do you drink them after every workout or only a vigorous one? Do I have to use them?...  Read more