Food Friday: A More Complete View of Workout Nutrition

Last week we talked about the basics of targeted workout nutrition. This week we will get specific. And we will not talk about all the glossy prepackaged products on the shelves of stores. It turns out that some simple inexpensive choices which anyone can get at an ordinary grocery store make ideal workout supplements. 

It turns out to be good to divide workout nutrition into three categories: pre work-out, during the work out, and post workout. It is also useful to differentiate between nutrition for mostly weight workouts from that for mostly cardio workouts. 

Many of these differences are summarized nicely in an infographic on, which they have encouraged people to repost. I have included it here since I think it is clever, useful and attractive. 

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