Whether or not going to the gym is your favourite part of the day or the part of the day you dread most, every girl wants a smoking hot body and no girl ever got that by sitting around and binge eating. A toned body is tough stuff, but it is so worth it! Obviously working out is a massive part of the equation when it comes to getting fit, but no matter how many miles you run you can’t escape the old adage “you are what you eat.” Luckily, getting the body of your dreams is all about food and you can literally eat your way to a better figure if you make the right food choices. A post gym meal is essential for a good workout…you won’t have energy if you don’t eat properly! Here’s what you should have cooking in the kitchen before lacing up your runners…
Peanut Butter & Banana Toast
This breakfast is a true classic and one of the best meals – ever! Simply opt for a piece of whole grain toast, add organic peanut butter and sliced bananas…so easy. Peanut butter is filled with protein which will help give you energy in the gym. Banana is filled with potassium and contains 0 fat in addition to promoting muscle regularity.
Oatmeal, Nuts & Berries
Oatmeal is one of the best things you can eat! Oats contain severe B-family vitamins (riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, vitamin B-6 and folate) which help metabolize carbs, proteins and fats. The bottom line? Oatmeal will help your body access energy from your diet during your workout. Add dried fruit and nuts for a punch of flavour. If you’re heading to the gym on the go stop by Starbucks as they carry a great healthy oatmeal on the cheap.
If you’re looking for a a pre-workout snack green smoothies are everything! Throw whatever fruits and veggies you have lying around your fridge in a blender and drink up. If you’re on the go Greenhouse Juice Co’s bottled cold press juices are a perfect go-to.
Yogurt & Berries
Greek yogurt topped with fresh berries may sound like a decadent dessert, but it’s the perfect way to kick off your cardio blast at the gym. Berries are big on antioxidants not to mention as sweet as candy! If you’re feeling like testing out a killer new superfood make your parfait with skyr a hot new superfood you’ll surely fall in love with!
These yummy meals will no doubt have you dying to get to the gym. Which of these quick, easy and healthy food ideas has your mouth watering? Leave a comment bellow to let F&B Inc know!