My Top 5 Foods To Eat After A Workout

Zumba is cool, but knowing how to replenish your energy after an intensive workout is essential. Please welcome this important post!

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Top Foods to eat After a Workout Top Foods to eat After a Workout

After a workout I feel energised, happy and mentally awake… but also hungry! In fact, I like to eat a lot! However, after exercising I want to eat something beneficial, healthy and most importantly delicious. When exercising you use a lot of energy so it’s important to replenish it within a couple of hours to insure optimum muscle recovery. Therefore, having a healthy snack or meal after a workout is a must – even if it’s just a handful of blueberries!

So here’s my top 5 foods to eat after exercising:

  1. Omlette. Eggs contain protein and carbohydrates, two key post-workout nutrients. With only 70 calories per egg and 6.3 grams of protein, as well as, naturally containing vitamin D, they’re my number 1 go to snack. Try having an omelette with ham for an even higher protein based meal. Tip: cooking your eggs…

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  1. Thanks for these great tips Dolly. 🙂

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    1. I am glad you find them helpful. Meanwhile, I am making your falafels, but as my husband is not a fan of pine nuts, I substituted walnuts. Should be good!

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      1. Oh I a so glad to hear you’re making the falafels Dolly, walnuts should be great too. Enjoy and Thank you 🙂

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      2. Reporting: my husband loved them, they were fantastic, and I’ll be making them now on regular basis. Thank you, Myra, for adding to my repertoire!

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      3. Ah great, I am so super pleased to hear that. You’ve made my day Dolly! 🙂

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  2. I agree, these foods are essential for body repair

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    1. Thank you again for sharing the list!

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  3. Eggs even work when I’m feeling sad – not sure why.

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    1. I’ll make two guesses: either it’s comfort food associated with something nice in your life, or your body simply needs more protein.

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      1. I think you’re correct on both!

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      2. So eat your eggs and enjoy yourself!

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  4. These advice sounds very good, Dolly 🙂
    I don’t know, what happened, but I just found out, that I needed to follow you again, hmmmm WP.

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    1. Thank you so much, Irene! It happens sometimes, I know.

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      1. I have looked for you in my Reader, but didn’t find you there, so thank you for visiting me too 🙂

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  5. Elizabeth says:

    Workouts? Oh! That’s that thing where you make your body do things it really objects to until you sweat and lost weight! I’m going to have to try that someday. Meanwhile I think I’ll look up the falafels from The Cooking Spoon!

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    1. I guess I am lucky because my body really wants to do “things” regardless of weight. I made those falafels last night – fantastic!

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      1. Elizabeth says:

        My body tries but then pain takes over and it’s my mind that wants to do stuff while my body threatens my life! lol

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      2. I know what you mean, I am sorry!

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      3. Elizabeth says:

        Yeah, the pain is a problem but sometimes it’s just being lazy.

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      4. Not really; it’s the physiological processes going on in our brains. Simply stated, it’s one chemical fighting another one. Forget it! Enjoy life as much as you can, and then a little more!

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      1. Ayeni Viktor says:

        It’s a pleasure!

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    1. Thank you so much for your comment!

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