Now that summer’s here and your motivation is peaking, the time has come to polish up your fitness resolutions and stick to them all the way until you reach the ‘rippedness’ of your dreams. And the only way to get there is by gearing up for some exhausting workouts!
Exercise is very stressful for our bodies, so they need to be well nourished in order to perform on an optimal level. And nothing could keep you going strong like a powerful pre-workout meal!
If you eat too much your workout will suffer, but if you eat an adequate amount of quality protein and complex carbs just before you enter the gym, your body will have the fuel required to endure a hard workout and keep fatigue away.
Here we have three healthy snack recipes that will help you bring your workout to a whole new level by providing you with sustainable levels of energy while you’re pounding the iron.
So get ready to become stronger and leaner in less time with these delicious mini-meals!
#1: The ultimate morning pre-workout meal: Dressed Almond Oats
If you’re a fan of hitting the gym as soon as you roll out of bed, we have the perfect power breakfast to wake you up and get you through a strenuous workout – a tasty, creamy blend of carbs, healthy fats and protein to both satisfy your appetite and load your muscles
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup vanilla soy milk
- 1/2 tablespoon almond butter
- 1/2 tablespoon agave syrup
- 10 sliced almonds