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to eat, or not to eat?

should i eat before i exercise? or should i wait until after?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Aug. 8, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

Answers (6)
  • you should eat then wait an hour to workout, thats what I do =]

    Answer by effie777 at 1:44 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

  • I think you should eat first too....

    Answer by momma_marian at 1:48 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

  • You want to eat a light snack about an hour before, but for about 45 minutes after your workout your body is at it's optimal for absorption of nutrients so I would say eat dinner, lunch, or breakfast with in the 45 minutes AFTER working out :)

    Answer by Lovechild82 at 2:04 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

  • you need to eat PROTEIN BEFORE AND AFTER you work out. protein builds muscle and eats fat. ps. im a certified personal trainer

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 2:14 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

  • both!! light meals before and after

    Answer by charisma10 at 2:34 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

  • I always stick with a little protein an hour prior and then more protein about an hour after. In between I just drink water.

    Answer by admckenzie at 2:46 PM on Aug. 8, 2009

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