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Popular Foods Proven to Destroy Your Workout, According to Experts

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Emily Shiffer of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 15: Nutrition is a huge part of having success in the gym and on the scale. While making sure your body is fueled with the proper foods to encourage muscle growth, recovery, and maintenance is essential, so, too, is avoiding the foods that can hinder your good intentions. Choosing specific foods and drinks before and after your workout can hurt your progress and make your workout unpleasant."Fueling up before a game, practice or workout can take your performance to the next level, provided you're loading the right stuff onto your plate," says Amy Kimberlain, RDN, CDCES, registered dietitian nutritionist, and National Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Eating certain foods at certain times, however, can lead to a less than an effective workout. The last thing you want is GI disturbance in the middle of your workout!"If you're looking to fuel yourself properly before and after your workout for the best results, here are 14 foods and drinks you should avoid. And for more healthy tips, be sure to check out our list of the 108 Most Popular Sodas Ranked By How Toxic They Are.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

Popular Foods Proven to Destroy Your Workout, According to Experts

Nutrition is a huge part of having success in the gym and on the scale. While making sure your body is fueled with the proper foods to encourage muscle growth, recovery, and maintenance is essential, so, too, is avoiding the foods that can hinder your good intentions. Choosing specific foods and drinks before and after your workout can hurt your progress and make your workout unpleasant.

"Fueling up before a game, practice or workout can take your performance to the next level, provided you're loading the right stuff onto your plate," says Amy Kimberlain, RDN, CDCES, registered dietitian nutritionist, and National Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Eating certain foods at certain times, however, can lead to a less than an effective workout. The last thing you want is GI disturbance in the middle of your workout!"

If you're looking to fuel yourself properly before and after your workout for the best results, here are 14 foods and drinks you should avoid. And for more healthy tips, be sure to check out our list of the 108 Most Popular Sodas Ranked By How Toxic They Are.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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