Basics: Fueling Your Workout
New to the fitness scene?
Wether you are trying to perform your best, lose weight, tone up, or just boost your overall health, adding a proper nutrition routine to your workouts will improve your chances of making fitness goals a reality!
Senior Nutrition Editor Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD shares some basic insight on how to fuel your workouts.
When it comes to performance, timing matters. Consuming the right fuel at the right time is a crucial part of performing your best as an athlete or active individual. Without proper fueling strategies, athletes are at risk for poor performance, injury, nutritional deficiency and extreme fatigue.
Figuring out what works best for you takes trial and error. While it’s recommended that athletes work with a sports dietitian to fine-tune what is best for their sport and individual body, there are fundamental guidelines everyone can follow.