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A 30-year-old member asked:

Should i eat dinner before or after i work out?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Generally after: It is important to replenish your body's nutrients after a workout, providing yourself with at least a modest amount of healthy carbs as well as protein. Also, working out after dinner may result in exercising too late in the evening and impairing your ability to fall asleep. These are just general recommendations and vary from person to person.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What do you eat after you work out?

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Dr. Robert Cabry
Sports Medicine 31 years experience
Carbs: You need to eat 60-90 gms of carbs within 60min of your workout to refuel you glycogen system. Do this and your energy will explode.
Last updated Mar 22, 2013


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