Working out leaves you feeling accomplished, energized and…. hungry. It’s true, a tough workout session will have you hankering for a good meal later on, so it’s important to follow up your workout with proper post-workout nutrition!
Especially when you’re doing a long run, refueling your body ensures that you’ll have the energy for the rest of the day, and that your muscles can fully recover. Sprinting it out on a Matrix Treadmill boosts your metabolism as well, meaning you might experience an increase in hunger levels. Your post-workout meal can help keep those all-day hunger pangs at bay, and feed your body with muscle-building nutrients that actually help you lose weight and tone up.
If you’re interested in a killer fat-burning workout, try the Sprint 8 Technology, available on Matrix treadmills and scientifically proven as an effective exercise. Follow it up with one of these tasty meals, and you’re well on your way to making progress towards your goals!
15 Pre or Post-Workout Meal Ideas
Chocolate Caramel Overnight Oats
These 15 recipe ideas can be eaten before or after your workout! Prep them in advance (these Chocolate Caramel Turtle Overnight Oats can be made the night before), and you’ve got post-workout meals on the ready.
Chocolate Dream Bars
Chocolate. On. A. Popcorn. CRUST. Seemingly indulgent, these sweet-and-salty bars are perfect post-workout due to their carb content.
Peanut Butter Protein Balls
OMG, a peanut butter protein ball that actually has a significant source of protein AND is under 100 calories each?! God bless you, Hungry Hobby.
Spicy Tuna Hummus Cakes
If savory is more your speed, these tiny little tuna cakes are so poppable and delicious. 6 grams of protein per bite!
Sweet Potato Protein Muffins
There’s nothing like a warm muffin waiting for you after your workout to make you set a PR. With SWEET POTATO. I’m obsessed.
Refuel, recharge, and revamp your body with proper post-workout nutrition, and a killer workout! Matrix Fitness offers club-quality treadmills for your home, giving you access to the latest home workout technology and equipment. Try it. Buy it. Love it.