Believe it or not, great nutrition is the key to a killer body. Food is fuel – it’s what keeps our bodies functioning! When you fuel your body with high quality foods you become stronger, more efficient, and more energized. Fuel your day, and workout, with these 7 superfoods to help improve performance and speed up recovery time.
Athletes need sustained energy to fuel intense trainings. This secret superfood [pronounced KEEN-wah] contains 13.1g of protein per serving and provides 8 amino acids that the body requires. Complex carbs (like quinoa) are absorbed slowly, offering the body a steady supply of energy.
Bananas are the perfect pre-workout high carb snack straight from nature. Bananas are high in potassium, which is important in balancing electrolytes and may protect you from getting muscle cramps. Before hitting the gym, snack on a banana and peanut butter. The natural sugar will offer a quick pick-me-up to inspire you to lace up your sneakers and head out the door.