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What foods to eat after light cardio?

I really enjoy doing my own pace cardio workouts at home or at groups in the community. Let's say i use 65% of my target heart rate after a 30 min session. What would be some good food to eat after?

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ChildGoddess

Asked by ChildGoddess at 10:40 PM on Dec. 10, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Read this. http://www.webefit.com/articles_100_199/article_104_afterworkout.html
    sweetpea1217

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 10:55 PM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • Egg whites are great to eat before a workout and a carb is good to eat after.
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 10:58 PM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • protein with some complex carbs. Hummus w/ some whole grain pita chips, yogurt & berries, PB and banana on a rice cake. Having protein immediately following a workout as opposed to just carbs will 1. Help your muscle repair itself and 2. Help you avoid getting majorly hungry. Eating within an hour is fine
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 9:31 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • carbs are good after
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:45 AM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • protein & water
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 2:34 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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