Carbs + Protein Carbohydrate plus protein is a winning combination that helps repair muscles and refuel your tank. Remember that pasta doesn’t have to come from wheat. Rice noodles are a gluten-free alternative with a tender texture and mild flavor that works well with all types of sauces. Toss in your favorite fresh vegetables forContinue reading
Lean Beef Lean beef is an ideal source of protein, and stir-frying is a quick and easy cooking method. Healthy carbohydrates from rice, and fiber from fresh veggies make this meal perfect after a strength workout. Consuming 20 to 30 grams post-exercise is plenty Shared by: http://www.cookinglight.com/healthy-living/fitness/strength-training-foods
Tricked-out deviled eggs Crave something more savory than sweet? Spread 2 tablespoons of hummus on a hard-boiled egg for a snack that’s packed with 9 grams of protein. And yes, include the yolk—it contains crucial amino acids that aid in muscle repair, . Sprinkle the whole thing with chives for extra flavor. This is theContinue reading
Peanut Butter Power Peanut butter can be your post-workout secret weapon―it’s affordable, versatile, and satisfying. Don’t shy away from this nutrient powerhouse because of its fat content―just use measured portions. One tablespoon of peanut butter contains about 100 calories and 7 grams of healthy unsaturated fat. Add chicken and vegetables in a flour tortilla forContinue reading
Beans Beans are an amazing source of plant-based protein and carbohydrates. Whole-grain bulgur wheat is loaded with hunger-fighting fiber. Feta cheese adds calcium for strong bones. Make a large batch of this light and refreshing salad in the beginning of the week and you’ll have a great post-workout meal that’s ready when you are.
The Doctor on Demand Diet – Melina Jampolis, MD with Alice Lesch Kelly Dairy proteins, especially whey protein, are beneficial in terms of weight loss, muscle gain, providing insulin response, and hunger control. But you may be wondering how to use it. Check out this delicious smoothie. Oatmeal Cookie SmoothieContinue reading
Whey Protein In Brief: Fat-torching, energy-restoring protein, plus lactoferrin for immune support The Lowdown: Those muscles aren’t going to build themselves—especially not after a hard gym session, when proteins degrade faster than ever. That’s where whey comes in. Powdered, one scoop contains almost as much protein as a whole chicken breast.
Lean Beef Lean beef is one of the best-absorbed sources of iron there is. If you can, splurge on grass-fed. Compared with grain-fed beef, it has twice the concentration of vitamin E, a powerful brain-boosting antioxidant. It’s also high in omega-3 fatty acids. Because this type of beef tends to be lower in overall fat,Continue reading
Post Workout Mistakes You’re Probably Making: Protein is a great recovery nutrient that helps rebuild muscle torn during a workout, but your body can only use so much. Balance your protein intake with complex carbs. Whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables provide the steady energy your system craves while helping protein to do its jobContinue reading
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