Top Foods To Eat Before A Workout To Help You Lose Weight

Posted by on 27th Feb 2014

Eating right before working out is very important. What you eat will effect how well your workout session is. It can give you that edge to help energize you enough to give it your all for the duration of your workout, or keep you from giving it your best effort. Fueling exercise requires quality carbohydrates, lean protein, heart-healthy fats, and fluids. The ideal pre-workout meal or snack includes 5 characteristics, which include the following: low fat, moderate in carbohydrates and protein, low fiber, contains fluid, and made up of familiar, well tolerated foods.

Making sure you have enough calories to help fuel you during your workout is important, as long as you're getting those calories from the right foods. Here are some healthy diet foods that will give you the energy you need to help you lose weight. 

1. Bananas. "Nature's PowerBar". Bananas are loaded with digestible carbohydrates and are packed with potassium, which aids in maintaining nerve and muscle function.

2. Oats. Full of fiber, which means they gradually release carbohydrates into your bloodstream. This helps to keep your energy levels consistent during your workout.

3. Wholegrain bread. Good carbohydrate source to give you the right energy to last during your workout. 

4. Fruit Smoothie. Good source of high quality protein, and easily digested.

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With these food choices and supplement, it's best to consume them about 30 minutes prior to working out for your optimal performance and success.

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