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Pre and Post Workout Nutrition: Natural Food vs Supplements

Pre and Post Workout Nutrition: Natural Food vs Supplements by Austin Winder. Photograph of a banana by Mike Dorner
Photograph by Mike Dorner

If you engage in exercise, your body will benefit from proper nutrition before and after your workout. Here are some of the best natural food sources.

The basic needs of your body before and after a workout are similar. Before your workout, you need carbohydrates to give you an energy supply and protein to help your body maintain muscle tissue. The protein piece is especially important if you are

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