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FUTUREMC
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4/24/13 10:36 A

I love a simple smoothie after my workouts. I usually do a greek yogurt/almond milk/whey protein and a splash of cinnamon



ELOQUENTZ
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4/24/13 10:09 A

My favourite post workout snack is a glass of milk. Doesn't matter what time of day I work out, that's my go-to. Some sugar and protein and water all rolled into one.



IVFNURSE2
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4/24/13 9:35 A

I work out at night and find something small, like a glass of chocolate milk is enough to keep me from feeling "funky" after a workout but not so much that I feel bloated or full when I go to bed.



SBURDEN
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4/24/13 9:28 A

I always have something to eat after I work out. How much depends upon what time of day it is. I am a night snacker, so if I work out at night I make sure to have something afterwards like pudding, fruit, oatmeal etc. If I eat too much I have trouble sleeping due to digestion but I try to keep it at a moderate intatke.



KCLARK89
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4/24/13 8:47 A

I certainly wouldn't eat a ton after working out and then trying to go to sleep; I know for me it is just uncomfortable to sleep when I'm too full. But eat something to keep your metabolism up after you work out; some apple and natural PB or veggies and hummus just as a light snack :)



BOB240
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4/24/13 6:03 A

Timing of food intake is now known to be irrelevant. Only thing is I find is not to eat to much before you go into the gym or else you are too bloated.

Eat when you want and what you feel comfortable with.



AHNALAY
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4/24/13 3:00 A

Hopefully this is in the right board.

Due to a busy schedule, I usually only have time to work out late at night. Which also means I tend to work out about an hour and a half before I generally go to sleep. I've been reading that its good/ok to eat something after working out...But is it still good if you plan on sleeping right after said eating?





 
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