(3 Ways to Ensure You Are Optimizing Performance Through Nutrition)
If you are working hard in the gym, you want to make sure your nutrition is helping you achieve your health and fitness goals. This means eating around your workouts to fuel your body under stress and properly refuel your body after exercise to promote lean muscle building.
Here are 3 Tips to Set You Up For Success:
#1 Pre-Workout Fuel
We aren’t talking about caffeinated pre-workout drinks. We ARE talking about pairing protein and carbohydrates to ensure your fueling your body before your workout.
#2 Stay Hydrated
Dehydration can decrease performance up to 20 percent. We want to come to our workouts hydrated then drink water throughout the class.
#3 Post-Workout Fuel
Pair protein and carbohydrates after your workout to promote lean muscle growth. Whey protein is the gold standard for building lean muscle. We recommend pairing whey protein with coconut water within 30 minutes of your workout.