Guys often overfuel for a day’s workout. “For instance, they are going out for a 30-minute jog, but eat a nutrition bar before they leave and follow the workout with a recovery drink,” says Sally Berry, R.D., C.S.S.D., owner of Bodyfuel, Inc. “This is way more than is needed.” Other times, the post-workout eating is insufficient. If the workout is 2-3 hours long and the post-workout snack or meal is skipped, then overeating later on in the day is more likely.
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