Healthy life coach Ann Eldred gives an expert answers to the question “what should be eaten before sport in order to lose weight?” Apply her advices regularly for a healthy weight loss. You bet, you can reach your dream body.
What should be eaten before sport ?
I suggest you consume foods in the carbohydrate group half an hour before sport because they can be used as a fast energy source. From this, the glycogen stores in your body will be filled in a healthy manner, and you will be more energetic during the sport. So what are the healthy carbohydrates?
- Seasonal fruits such as apple, banana, pear
- Whole-grain bread
- Rolled oats
- 1 handful of walnuts, nuts or almonds
- Carob molasses
You can eat a seasonal fruit before you start sports, and a large glass of water next to it.
Alternatively you can have a sweet spoon carob molasses, and you can have a slice of whole-grain bread.
Can we drink coffe before sport ?
Yes, you can drink coffee before sport. Caffeine in the coffee gives stimulant effect and allows you to exercise for a longer time and contributes positively to fat burning. What kind of coffee to drink before sport ?
- Plain or cinnamon Turkish coffee
- Plain or milky filtered coffee
- Coffee with coconut oil
However, coffee is diuretic drink.Which means, it will make you want to urinate often and as a result, more water will be expelled out of our body. To prevent this, no matter what kind of coffee we drink; we should definitely have a big glass of water after it.
When can I do sports after meals?
It is suitable to do sports after about 2 hours from main meals such as breakfast, lunch, dinner. After half an hour you can do sports. If you have a habit of doing sports immediately after waking up in the morning; you can start sport after taing a small snack break consisting of bananas and coffee. Then you can have your breakfast after sports.
Can I drink water before the sport?
Of course, you can drink water first. But you have to pay attention to the amount. It is okay to drink two glasses of water half hour before sport., For the water not to fill your stomach and cause discomforts during sports, you should sit and drink it sip by sip.
When can I eat after the sport?
In fact, a spontaneous satiety sensation occurs as the energy sources in the body become active during the sport. However, if you feel hungry; you can eat food 20 minutes after sport. I will write another article on this topic of what to eat after sport; so keep following me.