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What And How Much Should I Eat Before, During And After Exercise?

Your body is your vehicle, so you have to keep your engine running when you work out. That means fueling up your body by eating the right foods and drinking the right fluids, in the right amounts at the right times. The article below explains the a healthy balanced diet to ensure optimal performance.

 

References

British Nutrition Foundation. Nutrition for sport and exercise 2018. Available at: https://www.nutrition.org.uk/healthyliving/an-active-lifestyle/eating-for-sport-and-exercise.html?limit=1&start=5.

 

Kerksick CM, Wilborn CD, Roberts MD et al. ISSN exercise & sports nutrition review update: research & recommendations. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 2018; 15:38. doi.org/10.1186/s12970-018-0242-y.

 

Nutrition Australia. The Pre-Event Meal. Available at: http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/national/resource/pre-event-meal (Accessed: 2 July 2019a).

 

Nutrition Australia. During event – fluid and food intake. Available at: http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/national/resource/during-event-fluid-and-food-intake (Accessed: 2 July 2019b).

 

Nutrition Australia. Post-Event Recovery. Available at: http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/national/resource/post-event-recovery (Accessed: 2 July 2019c).

 

Credential

Chiang Wan Ling

BSc (Nutrition & Food Science), PGDipDiet (Aus)