15 Foods to Avoid After a Workout

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Whether you hit it hard at the gym or just ran a marathon, you need food to replenish your body and help repair your muscles. After a workout, your body needs lean proteins, vegetables, and whole grains, not processed, fatty, or sugary foods. Take a look at these 15 foods that you’ll definitely want to avoid eating as a post-workout snack.

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1. Raw Vegetables

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Raw vegetables are healthy, so why wouldn’t you want to eat them after a workout? Raw veggies don’t offer your body enough calories to give you the energy you lost during the workout. They are best eaten cooked with other ingredients, like chicken. However, if you prefer raw vegetables, you can add calories and healthy fat by dunking them in a high-protein yogurt-based dip.

 

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