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What should I eat after running?

Asked by T. Lopez, Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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I. Woods

I. Woods

I. Woods
I. Woods

Answered Sep 16, 2019

It is important to know that there are certain types of foods one needs to eat after performing an exercise like running. Researches have shown that foods that should be included in the post-run meals are foods that contain carbohydrates and proteins. Examples of these are cereals, vegetables, egg, grains, and other foods that will give you carbohydrates and proteins. These types of foods are needed because you need to compensate for the energy you lost during the exercise, and that is where carbohydrates come to rescue.

This will equally regulate the blood sugar level. You also need protein so that you have your muscles built and repaired. It is always advised that one should eat as soon as possible after running, and the latest 20 minutes after running. Apart from eating foods that contain carbohydrates and proteins, drinking of water should also be encouraged. A glass of water is okay even before you eat anything.

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