Healthy Pre & Post Workout Bars to Stock in Your Pantry
I work out on an empty stomach because it allows your body to burn fat for fuel. That said, it’s important to get a mix of fiber-rich carbs and protein into your system ideally within 20 minutes of finishing your workout. This will not only help with muscle recovery, but your body is most effective at burning calories right after you work out – how many calories your body burns literally can depend on the timing of your meals (this applies only to high-intensity workouts). You can read more about this here. With that, it’s always important to have healthy and easy options on hand. Here’s a look at some great ones.