i agree that you need to be eating more before or even taking a snack break during. eating food isn't like depositing cash into your bank account where it goes in and immediately becomes available for use. because of digestion it takes some time. so if you're inhaling everything after, you need to eat more before (or during) so that you aren't trying to eat everything in sight. what you eat depends on you and your stomach and how it sits during your workout. my go to is a half bagel and cheese. occasionally i have a spoonful or two of yogurt (quantities of yogurt don't sit so well with me) or peanut butter or a half cup of fruit like watermelon or a hard boiled egg. if i know i am going a longer distance ill have gu or a block or something during. that's for morning workouts. if i know i am working out later in the day, i just try and eat a little larger portion of my meal at least an hour before i start. what rarely matters later in the day. and that is what you have to figure out. what can you eat before and during that doesn't impact your workout and doesn't leave you ravenous after?
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Try a Kind Bar -- they have a lot of good things in them and will probably help you feel full! Or a banana or even a string cheese. That's what I do when I'm feeling hungry after a workout.
Maybe try to eat oatmeal before your work out with slivered almonds or walnuts as good insulin sensitivity means that the body can more easily take sugar from the bloodstream, allowing muscles to use it for fuel.
Researchers from the University of Michigan discovered that what you eat following a workout may trigger different metabolic responses... bouts of exercise all improved insulin sensitivity, but it was especially enhanced when the session included something low carbs ....and protein helps repair and rebuild muscles especially when eating 1/2 hour after exercise.
Pumpkin seeds are especially high in protein, low in calories and fat. Pepitas...1 Ounce has 8 Grams of protein making them a smart snack or salad addition. Pepitas are already shelled pumpkin seeds. Badia Brand @ Walmart.
Gouda cheese is a good source of protein. Get the low fat version and eat 1 ounce sliced thin.//maybe with a sesame bread stick or 2.
Almonds, ¼ cup........ 8 grams of protein Peanut butter, 2 Tablespoons ....... 8 grams protein Peanut butter and celery sticks are easy. a Mozzarella stick wrapped with turkey slices....
Also stay hydrated as even mild dehydration may slow down calorie burn.
Just some ideas
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