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Fitness Minutes: (14,129)
9,446 2/24/13 10:53 A
I do both. :)
If I'm doing a particularly intense exercise, I'll grab something light, like a banana or a protein shake, and then I'll eat afterwards for recovery.
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90 2/24/13 10:51 A
I exercise after eating
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275 2/24/13 9:05 A
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8,955 2/24/13 8:38 A
I participated in a 6 week Insanity class at my gym. It started at 5:30 AM and the instructor implored us to eat something before class as she didn't want anyone collapsing. I made sure I had a good dinner and ate a banana before class. I couldn't eat too much but knew I had to get something in my belly. And then I drank some chocolate milk after class.
Fitness Minutes: (85,516)
11,041 2/24/13 8:05 A
Eating before exercising is largely a matter of personal preference. Some people (especially morning exercisers) feel they don't have enough energy if they don't eat at least a snack beforehand. Others feel nauseous if they do.
Unless you fall strongly in either camp, just go with whatever suits your schedule best.
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