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When you work out – especially when you lift weights – you’re using up your glycogen storage to fuel your workout. It’s vital that glycogen is replenished directly following your workout. This is for muscle recovery and repair, in order for your muscles to grow – which in turn contributes to that toned-looking physique we all desire.

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The best post-workout snacks

When you work out – especially when you lift weights – you’re using up your glycogen storage to fuel your workout. It’s vital that glycogen is replenished directly following your workout. This is for muscle recovery and repair, in order for your muscles to grow – which in turn contributes to that toned-looking physique we all desire.

To refuel after a workout you need two things: carbohydrates and protein! So stop listening to those anti-carboholics – you need a good balance of low-fat carbs and protein in your diet for muscle repair, energy and vital brain function. That being said, most North Americans – especially males – already get enough protein in their diets, and excessive protein can lead to digestive woes, dehydration and in extreme cases kidney failure; again, more proof that you shouldn’t fall victim to the anti-carb craze.

If you’re wondering what to eat following a workout, never fear! Here are 10 perfect post-workout snacks. They feature a great balance of carbohydrates and protein for muscle repair, recovery and growth:

  1. Yogurt with fresh blueberries and strawberries.
  2. Half a whole-grain pita, stuffed with grilled chicken, veggies and organic mustard.
  3. Tuna on whole-grain Melba rounds.
  4. A smoothie made with the freshness of low-fat soy or skim milk, frozen berries, cottage cheese and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  5. Mix half a cup of low-fat cottage cheese and a half a cup of low-fat yogurt with whole-grai...

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