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.
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1,078 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 :)
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353 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.
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1 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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