Your body is like a powerful car and to keep it preforming excellently it needs the right fuel. The process of building muscle or getting strong includes tearing and rebuilding muscle tissues and you need the right kind of foods to help the rebuild.
Plain yogurt with granola and berries
The yogurt will provide the protein needed to rebuild the muscles that breakdown during exercise. The berries and the granola are there to provide some quick digesting carbs. This is what fuels your work out.
Smoothies made with whole-fruits
Fruits are a great source for simple sugars. These sugars are easy to digest and it is also great to provide the energy needed for an intense workout. There are many recipes for smoothie if you do a bit of research.
Oatmeal with high protein content and blueberries
Oatmeal and blueberries will provide a sustainable source of energy for long workouts. There are many recipes that you can research. There are many benefits to these foods.
Peanuts butter with banana and honey
Bananas are a very powerful food that offers carbohydrate and potassium that is good for nerve and muscle function. Bananas with any of your favorite nut butter and honey for a bit a sweetness will provide slow streaming of glucose to the bloodstream. During endurance workouts you body need so much proteins and bananas with nuts it the perfect food to provide what’s needed.
Apple, almond butter and raisins
Simple sugars are provided by the died fruits and the raisin. There is also a bit of fiber in the dried fruits and the nut butter will provide monounsaturated fats. The food will satisfy your hunger but won’t full your stomach.
It is easy to make energy balls. There are many recipes online that incorporates nut butter, oats, honey, protein powder and possibly dark chocolate. It might surprise you to see how tasty they are and how well they work.
Do it yourself spots drinks
Making you own sport drinks is easy. All you need to do is blend citrus juices, sodium chloride and honey in water and you will have your sports drink full of carbs and electrolytes.
Do it yourself granola bar
Making your own granola bas will save you much money. All it takes is a small amount of preparation.
Cottage cheese with apricots that dried.
Cottage cheese contains whey and casein proteins that makes the cheese a great part of your breakfast or as a snack. When you combine the cheese with dried apricot it is like combining low fat carbs and fiber. This will cause your belly to bloat in certain instances. The casein protein will help fuel your muscles for a long time, also helping to rebuild them.
Jelly and peanut butter sandwiches
Natural peanut butter and whole wheat bread is the best sandwich and it is a great source for carbs and the need proteins. The best thing about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is how portable it is. You can have it anywhere.