What to eat before a workout:

Have you ever had a really great workout, only to feel completely drained afterwards? Sometimes that can be simply because you didn’t fuel your body properly for the workout or give it the nutrients it needs afterwards to help it recover.

We have here a list of the best pre-and post-workout foods and drinks. Don’t forget, it is always recommended that you hydrate well before your workout begins, at least 45 minutes, but also make sure that you don’t overdo it. Try eating these foods at least 45 minutes or more before you begin your workout:

Fruit

What to eat before a workout:

  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Apples
  • Watermelon
  • Peaches
  • Grapes
  • Oranges
  • Cantaloupe
  • Bread
  • Bagels
  • Oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Granola
  • Energy Bars/Gels
  • Peanut Butter
  • Whole Wheat Toast/Bread
  • Cheese
  • Trail Mix
  • Dried Fruit
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Nuts
  • Honey
  • Bowl of Cereal
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Brown Rice
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Tofu
  • Beans

What to drink before a workout:

  • Energy drinks
  • Water
  • Smoothie
  • Caffeine
  • Pure Berry Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Coconut Water
  • V8 Juice

Salmon

What to eat after a workout:

  • Grilled Chicken
  • Mixed Vegetables (sauteed or steamed)
  • Eggs
  • Avocado/Guacamole
  • Salmon
  • Sweet Potato
  • Bananas
  • Hummus
  • Tuna Fish
  • Spinach
  • Yogurt
  • Bean Burrito
  • Beans
  • Cheese
  • Oatmeal

What to drink after a workout:

  • Chocolate Milk
  • Sports Drink
  • Water
  • Smoothie
  • Protein Shake
  • Orange Juice
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