Fuel is crucial for a good workout. But everyone’s digestive system is different, and people develop personal nutrition habits. Some may prefer not eating within two hours of a workout while others might enjoy eating right before training. Regardless of when your pre- and post-workout meals are, certain foods have known performance and recovery benefits. If you can’t get a meal for a while, snacking ensures that you’ll refuel essential nutrients before your body starts breaking down muscle. Keep these five research-backed snacks handy to muscle through your workouts and make the best of your sweat session.
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