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How soon can you eat after working out?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Suggest 1-2 hours

Drink as much as u feel like, but if it's a good 45 minute workout, would wait 1-2 hrs.
Also wouldn't work out within 1-2 of sleeping. The 'work' of digestion causes a major shift of your blood from your skeletal muscle (biceps, quads etc) to your visceral muscles (gut etc). Therefore, would also not exercise till 1-2 hrs after eating.

In brief: Suggest 1-2 hours

Drink as much as u feel like, but if it's a good 45 minute workout, would wait 1-2 hrs.
Also wouldn't work out within 1-2 of sleeping. The 'work' of digestion causes a major shift of your blood from your skeletal muscle (biceps, quads etc) to your visceral muscles (gut etc). Therefore, would also not exercise till 1-2 hrs after eating.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Angelica Balingit
Internal Medicine

In brief: Immediately

If you are hungry, eat imemdiately but slowly.
It may take 30 minutes until circulation is redistributed from muscles to other organs. Drink lots of fluid, chew food slowly, take small bites.

In brief: Immediately

If you are hungry, eat imemdiately but slowly.
It may take 30 minutes until circulation is redistributed from muscles to other organs. Drink lots of fluid, chew food slowly, take small bites.
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Dr. Angelica Balingit
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