Cravings!

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Oct 22, 2015 12:31am
via Android

Why oh why do I crave sweets after a work out?? All I can think about is cake, muffins, chocolates etc

Can someone tell me why this happens and how I can beat the cravings?!

22 Oct
And it happens because your sugar levels drop from the working out. Eat a handful of gummy bears and it'll reduce the craving or brush your teeth
22 Oct
Something like pixy stick, which is pure dextrose won't be a bad idea. Because as stated by my brother from another mother. Your body loses glucose aka dextrose after a workout.
23 Oct
Great advice. To beat sugar cravings. Eat candy. Lol.
24 Oct
Hahaha ahhh yeah ryno! There's a method to the madness
24 Oct
Yea it's replacing your muscle glycogen
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1650 Posts
Oct 22, 2015 1:53am
via iOS
Google "protein ball recipes". They're quick to make, and contain stuff like peanut butter, chocolate chips, protein powder, oats or coconut flakes & honey. 
They will satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthier way with a nice split of macros 
22 Oct
Thanks Scott
22 Oct
No worries
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1007 Posts
Oct 22, 2015 10:25am
via Android

Try having a banana, and some nuts. There are many delicious, yet sugar free or low sugar, protein shakes out there.  They can feel like a treat, especially when mixed with milk rather than water, or blend a banana & some blueberries in.

Sugar is crazy addictive, feeding itself. It's really hard to break the cycle because our modern diets keep throwing us right back into it. When i really wanna break out of a bad sugar cycle i use fruits (which contain sugar but a bit healthier form) to kind of wean myself off

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