Why It’s Important to Nourish Your Body Post-Workout

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Nourish Your Body Post-Workout with Chocolate Peanut Butter

Nourish your body after a workout with this smoothie packed with cacao, peanut butter, banana, and mushroom coffee to replenish energy stores, repair and build muscle, restore electrolytes, boost metabolism, and reduce muscle soreness.

 The post-workout window is a critical time to get nutrients to your muscles quickly to maximally replenish and repair. Overall, properly fueling after exercise helps your body recover, build and adapt so you can build an exercise routine and gain the many health and fitness benefits.


Why It’s Important to Nourish Your Body Post-Workout

  • Replenish energy stores- Exercise depletes the glycogen (stored carbohydrate) in your muscles and liver. Eating carbs and protein after a workout helps replenish these stores and prepares your body for the next workout.
  • Repair and build muscle- Exercise causes microscopic tears in muscle fibers. Consuming protein after a workout provides amino acids that help repair and rebuild the muscles to be stronger.
  • Rehydrate- You lose fluids through sweat during exercise. It's important to rehydrate by drinking water and eating foods with electrolytes like bananas.
  • Support the immune system -Hard exercise can temporarily suppress the immune system. Eating a balanced meal within 30-60 minutes after a workout gives your immune cells the nutrients they need to function properly.
  • Boost metabolism- Eating after exercise increases your metabolic rate, helping you burn more calories. The body needs calories to replace depleted energy stores.
  • Reduce muscle soreness- Refueling with carbs and protein helps repair muscles and can reduce muscle soreness and damage.

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