The Perfect Pre-workout fuel

Eat the right fuel to prepare the workout can be critical to having an exceptional workout and sub-par workout.

 

Pre-Workout Fuel for Football


Time: Eat 5m before activity
Fuel: Simple and Complex Carbs (ie: Jam Sandwich)
Why: Fast release carbs with the addition of complex carbs give your blood sugar levels a boost and keep them raised for 90min activity.

 

Pre-Workout Fuel for Running

Time: 10m before activity
Fuel: Simple carbs (ie: Jelly babies)
Why: Simple sugars is the key raising your blood sugar quickly and with the help of endorphins sustains you throughout the run. Portability is the key here so if you’re out for over an hour you can eat more to keep you going.

 

Pre-Workout Fuel for Cycling

Time: 30m before activity
Fuel: Simple and Complex carbs (ie: Snickers)
Why: With a glycemic value of 68, this complex carb will provide plenty of fuel for 1hr bike ride. See Snickers does satisfy :~)

 

Pre-Workout Fuel for Climbing


Time: 25m prior to activity
Fuel: Simple and Complex carbs (ie: fig)
Why: With a glycemic value of X, complex carbs will provide both slow and fast release sugars that will provide plenty of fuel for climbing and sustain throughout your repel.



Stories from around the web

Delicious Afternoon Snacks For Men That Are Filling And Healthy – Huffington Post Australia

Delicious Afternoon Snacks For Men That Are Filling And Healthy – Huffington Post Australia “It’s important to fuel your body well. If not, you are more likely to not concentrate well, not achieve body … a banana smoothie and add in good quality protein,” McLeod said. “It provides an extra serve of fruit and is great option pre- or post …

 

The Scoop on Protein – Williston Daily Herald

The Scoop on Protein – Williston Daily Herald ISO whey is the perfect choice for pre or post workout or first thing in the morning! It is fast absorbing and gets the protein … Casein protein is the best option before bed or to have at a time when you won’t be able to fuel yourself. Casein is …

 

 

Smoothies can make a good post-workout meal replacement! – SwimSwam

Smoothies can make a good post-workout meal replacement! – SwimSwam Most pre-made smoothies do not contain all the needed nutrients to replenish your muscle glycogen and begin muscle recovery, growth and repair. While they’re convenient, making your own smoothie ensures you are providing your body with the proper …

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Benny Jones

Owner at LifeMeds LLC
Benny earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in Exercise and Sport Science. Benny believes a well balanced wellness program should encompass flexibility, strength, balanced clean diet, and proper rest. Connect with us on our Google Plus Page Active. Healthy. Well.