Monday, August 19, 2013

Before Workout Goodies

The body needs to have energy to move and do things that is required of it.  Energy sources come from the three macronutrients - carbohydrates, proteins and fats.  Carbohydrates are the number one and most important and essential source of energy for the body.  Carbohydrates work in the body more effectively in sports, working out and exercise than protein and fat because it can be metabolized aerobically as well as anaerobically.  They give a more overall steady source, and should be 70% of a competitive and training regimen and diet.  Here are some great ideas to help kickstart your workouts (click picture to enlarge):

Fink, H., Burgoon, L., & Mikesky, A. (2009) Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition (2nd Edition). Sudbury, MA.  Jones and Barlett Publishers.  

3 comments:

  1. eating before a workout, I can feel the extra power, but I can rarely do it because I workout so early. Ugh.

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  2. I know a lot of gals that workout first thing in the morning and can't stomach something that early. as long as they replenish afterwards.

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  3. Eating before workout is really necessary for increasing the energy level. Sometimes it may increase your fat as well. So there is another option which will give you the same feeling means it will boost up your energy as well as you will not gain fat. This is we called a supplement. Especially, if you use jack3d supplement. Before workouts take this, it will increase your stamina and you will get fit and healthy without gaining fat.
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