What to Eat Before a Workout: Common Sense Tips
This is a great blog by Steve on what to eat before a workout and why.
One of the most common questions I’m asked in the gym is “what should I eat before I workout?”. While it may seem like a mystery, you don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to figure it out. What to eat before a workout is a great question, and with some deductive reasoning you probably already know the answer.
We should dive into this question with the fore thought of asking more. Let’s look at when and what to eat before and after a workout, throughout the day, dinner, and before bed. To answer all theses questions in a broad sense, think of food as fuel.
Fat is like kerosene (lamp oil). Lamp oil provides long lasting reliable fuel. Like lamp oil, fat also sustains power and burns slow, long and steady. It supports the other fuels we need throughout the day and keeps our bodies running at status quo…
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