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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

Pre-workout for gym bodybuilding
Updated 10/2/2015 3:51:14 PM

Hi peoples, can any of you recommend a good pre-workout for training at the gym?...  Read more

Barre workouts?
Updated 10/2/2015 1:53:16 PM

I bought an exercise DVD. There is a barre routine on it. I have never done barre. I have heard it is popular. Anyone try barre? What results did you get?...  Read more

Day 2 of my 30 day workout plan and boy my muscles
Updated 10/2/2015 10:39:02 AM

Day 2 of my 30 day workout plan and boy my muscles are sore!!!...  Read more

What sort of workout are you doing? If you are do

What sort of workout are you doing? If you are doing light weights/resistance training then you should give yourself min 48 hours for recovery. If you are doing aerobics training, then perhaps a 2 days on, one day off until your body adapts....  Read more

Just reached the halfway mark on my 90 day workout
Updated 10/2/2015 8:47:39 PM

Just reached the halfway mark on my 90 day workout program! I have never been this consistent!...  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

More post workout McPorridge

Just using the McWiFi again after a good workout at the gym. Going to have a look for a cooker today. I am bored with microwave cooking and the slow cooker. I need beans on toast and micro-beans are not the same. Wifi arriving tomorrow morning....  Read more

Shoulders Day with post workout selfie

Mon,Wed,Fri are my non running days and I like to get some strength training or Yoga stretching done on these days as per plan Wednesday is my Shoulders/Arms day Started my workout with warm up followed by 1) Super Set of Lateral Raise an...  Read more