Eating for Exercise

Keep energy high before, during, and after your workout with these essential ingredients.

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Choosing the right foods is essential to keeping your energy high before, during, and after your workout. The right meals and snacks will keep you fueled so that you can get more out of your workout―and your day.

The good news is, you probably already have the makings of high-energy meals and snacks in your cupboard. Remember to stay hydrated, and follow these tips on what to eat and when.

Before you exercise:

During your workout (longer than 1 hour):

Recovering after exercise:

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