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Best Pre-workout foods

Eating right foods at right time is the key to a healthy life. The major source of fuel for the body is carbohydrate therefore it is ideal to have something rich in carbohydrates, easily digestible carbohydrates that can help prevent the hunger during exercise and give you energy.

Here’s a list of pre-workout foods

1.Bananas

2.Oatmeal : Oatmeal is a great source of energy and settle well , you can also add a dash of fruits to your oatmeal
3.Protein Bar
4. Brown rice with chicken : Brown rice with chicken is ideal before a workout. Brown rice is absorbed slowly and a good source of fiber and carbs while chicken is an ideal form of lean meat and protein.
You can eat about one medium size bowl of brown rice (30 gm uncooked brown rice) with two pieces of chicken to get 200 to 300 calories.
5. Peanut butter with honey: If you’re working out in the morning then have a brown bread peanut butter sandwich, since you have been fasting for the last eight to nine hours. Honey is an excellent source of natural sugar i.e. energy.
6. Protein shakes : Protein is extremely important for overall development of the muscles and bones , consult doctor or a nutritionist to know the recommended daily dose of protein intake as it can have side effects such as kidney damage.

7. Yoghurt or Dahi : Yoghurt is easy on stomach and digestive system, you can have it before an intense workout. Curds or dahi contain calcium and proteins and a bit of natural sugar . You can add whole grain cereal, fruits or honey to yoghurt will give you a quick energy boost.


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