Food for Fitness

Registered Dietitian and Certified Athletic Trainer Dana Angelo White picks the best recipes for energy and recovery. Here's what to eat, and why.

Strength-Training Foods

Working with weights? Promote muscle recovery with these protein-rich meals.

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Lean Beef

Lean beef is an ideal source of protein, and stir-frying is a quick and easy cooking method. Healthy carbohydrates from rice, and fiber from fresh veggies make this meal perfect after a strength workout. Consuming 20 to 30 grams post-exercise is plenty, and this recipe puts you right in that zone with 24.4 grams.

View Recipe: Sirloin and Vegetable Stir-Fry

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