Better to eat after or before working out

6 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
5 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 3:06am
via Android

Better before or after

16 Oct
I always eat after, I feel really sick during my workout if I eat before.
16 Oct
Yeh I always eat after as well for the same reason
16 Oct
It blows not being able to eat before, cause I usually feel like I'm about to starve halfway through my workout then I want to quit and go eat.
16 Oct
Before your workout, its best to eat something small and nutritional. Just to give you energy and let you feel not hungry. Then wait 30 minutes. Then workout hard, then its best to eat a lot of protein within 15 to 30 minutes after your workout. That's the timeframe your muscles start to get hungry and start to heal so when they start doing that, they need lots of vitamins and protein so they get bigger and heal properly and tone up.
16 Oct
After
Image_thumb
43 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 3:22am
via Android

Always eat within 45 of finishing training. I before workout have some Yerba mate and a half a banana

Image_thumb
20 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 3:31am
via Android

Hope my advice helps

16 Oct
Very much so
Image_thumb
2 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 11:02am
via Android

Hiii

Image_thumb
1029 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 1:32pm
via Android

It depends on how you feel really...

As far as weight loss goes, calories in, calories burned, don't really matter when you eat em, as far as I know.

I think to have the energy to workout as hard as you may want, you should eat.

To replenish and build muscle you gotta eat protein within 2hrs after. A recent study showed that you will process up to 20 grams of protein after a workout, the rest is burned as fuel.

Check out this info:

http://thetransformationspot.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-fitness-nutrition-infographic

Image_thumb
166 Posts
Oct 16, 2013 4:02pm
via iOS
I like eating after. After exercising I'm not so hungry and don't eat so much. 

Of course there'stimes I need energy and then I eat before exercising :) 
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,294 topics, 38,218 posts

Motivation & Support

8,498 topics, 41,555 posts

App Updates

32 topics, 90 posts

Ask the Pros

747 topics, 1,904 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,911 topics, 12,141 posts

Trainer Tools

20 topics, 54 posts

Featured Training Programs

V Taper I

V Taper I

Casual Time 2 Weeks
Functional Fitness 2.0

Functional Fitness 2.0

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Kick-Off Mania

Kick-Off Mania

Moderate Time 2 Weeks
Lean Pilates: Control

Lean Pilates: Control

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Lunch Break Routine

Lunch Break Routine

Casual Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Lower Body  
Back to Barbells

Back to Barbells

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 25 mins  
Back   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Barbell, Pull Up Bar
Tabata Hollow & Superman Holds

Tabata Hollow & Superman Holds

Intense Ic_time_32x32 4 mins  
Core  
All About Shoulders

All About Shoulders

Casual Ic_time_32x32 14 mins  
Shoulders  
Extreme 60

Extreme 60

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 60 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell
Yoga All Around

Yoga All Around

Intense Ic_time_32x32 54 mins  
Full Body