Post Fitness Smoothies & Snacks
Does what you eat after physical activity matter? The experts say, yes it does! Post exercise food, and what you consume throughout the rest of the day can have an effect on your recovery and how your body responds to that activity.
Thinking about what are body loses during a workout or movement activity helps us understand how best to refuel it for optimal recovery! We burn fat and carbohydrates that need to be replenished. Ensuring a mix of healthy fats and carbohydrates supports your body. It is also important to note for all levels of exercise to consider how much protein you're consuming on fitness days. Your body needs more protein when exerting itself. Protein also always your muscles to grow and support the activity you're doing. Even if it's a consistent 30 minute walk a day.
Check out our round up of recipes that combine Healthy Fat, Carbs, Fibre, and Protein for a balanced and nourishing post work out snack! We love making a smoothie or chia pudding, it's fast, filled with all the nutrient goodness your body needs!