Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maximize your workouts
Knowing when and what to eat can make a difference in your workouts. Understand the connection between eating and exercise.
By Mayo Clinic Staff
Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it’s a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.
1. Eat a healthy breakfast
A healthy breakfast might include cereal and fruit.
If you exercise in the morning, get up early enough to finish breakfast at least one hour before your workout. Be well fueled going into a workout. Studies suggest that eating or drinking carbohydrates before exercise can improve workout performance and may allow you to work out for a longer time