Pre-Workout Nutrition | Virginia Beach & Norfolk Personal Trainers
You started up a fitness routine and you’re on a roll; you’re excited to see your gains in strength, energy, or even losing a few pounds around your waistline. If you’re putting the effort into working out, you want to make sure you maximize your outcomes for the time you are putting into your routine. But what many people don’t realize is when looking to improve your fitness, it needs to start with your nutrition.
It was once believed that exercising on an empty stomach would be best for burning more calories and accelerating weight loss. Now research points out that fueling your body properly prior to exercise with carbohydrates and a bit of protein can help you feel energized and perform your best during your workouts. Additionally, it puts you less at risk for injury compared to those working out on a completely empty system. Carbohydrate to protein ratios can be 3:1 or 2:1 as a general guide. This doesn’t mean you need to stock up on a second lunch, just aim for…
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