When you eat doesn’t really matter

man in park drinking a pink protein shake

There have been quite a few opinions voiced over the years on the foods to partake in before or after a workout, and their optimal window of impact. Adam Bornstein, a New York Times best-selling author and an award-winning fitness & nutrition journalist, shares his views on the matter.

In fact, both nutrient timing and workout nutrition needs have liberating truth: Neither matters as much as we once believed.

Key Takeaways:

  • Unless you’re a high-level athlete, you don’t need to drink sports drinks. Water is actually better!
  • There’s no need to load up on carbs before working out. You can’t use up all the energy the body has stored in one high-powered workout session anyhow.
  • As long as you eat the correct amount of nutrients in a day, there’s no need to stress out about what to eat right before, during or after a workout session.

Read more: https://www.bornfitness.com/nutrient-timing/