Top 5 Pre-Workout Foods

18/01/2018
Top 5 Pre-Workout Foods

It’s always a good idea to fuel your body before a workout, it can give you more energy, maximize your performance and minimise muscle damage. Here are a few foods to try before your workout;


Bananas

Bananas are high in potassium and are a great source of simple carbohydrates and natural sugars. All of these ingredients are a sure fire way to energise your workout.


Fruit and Yoghurt

This combination is great due to the carbohydrates in fruit and the protein in yoghurt. Try Greek Yoghurt with Mango chunks, for a high protein boost.


Smoothies

Smoothies are a great way to pack a lot of nutrients into one snack. Fruit smoothies are perfect before a workout due to their high fructose levels that can provide you with a fast acting energy source.

Oats

Full of fibre and complex carbohydrates oats are the perfect pre-workout snack or breakfast. The energy in oats is slow releasing meaning that you’ll get a steady stream of energy throughout your workout.

Wholegrain bread

Another source of complex carbohydrates, wholegrain bread gives you slow releasing energy. Toast and add peanut or almond butter for a great pre-workout meal.

If you’re struggling with a lack of energy during your workout try these snacks and maybe you’ll see a difference in your energy levels.