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Healthy Snacks After workout

3 Quick Smart Snacks for Your Most Kick-Ass Workout Ever

Keep your engine running with food as fuel.

Before you sabotage your workout with that I-deserve-it bowl of pasta or try to cool down with a fizzy drink, rather reach for something healthy that will also help your recovery. We’re talking healthy carbs like whole-grain, low-fat yoghurt, fruit and lean protein.

What you put into your body is as important as the 20 burpees you make it do – your body needs fuel to perform at its best. But what if you could give it a little helping hand? Smart snacking will help you get the most of your workout by curbing your cravings and giving your body the immediate nutrients and energy it needs to perform at its peak and recover quickly.

Here are three quick and easy snacks to incorporate in your workout routine (even if your workout routine has shifted to your living room):

1. BANANA AND PEANUT BUTTER

Ravenous after your workout? Instead of diving into a pizza, snack on a potassium-rich banana with a scoop or two of sugar-free peanut butter – the magnesium and essential proteins will help your body recover.

Our pick:
Kibsons Bananas
Biona Organic Peanut Butter Smooth


2. GREEN JUICE

Green juice – packed with spinach, kale, apple and celery – is one of the best things you can drink before a workout as it helps improve your respiratory function and can also help reduce inflammation.

Our pick:
The Raw Place Green Juice Multipack
Kibsons Green Machine


3. PROTEIN BAR

Looking for a quick protein fix after your workout? If you don’t have time to roast a sweet potato, pop a protein bar in your workout bag to help repair your muscles and fill you up after your workout.

Our pick:
Vega Sport Protein Bars
Protein Cake Cocoa

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Revitalise After Feasting: A Post-Thanksgiving Workout Regimen to Recharge Your Body

Revive, Recharge, Thrive

As the Thanksgiving feast fades into fond memories, it’s time to give your body the attention it deserves. In this post-feasting recovery guide, we’ll explore a tailored workout regimen designed to revitalise your body, recharge your energy, and counterbalance the indulgences of the holiday season.

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1. Wake Up the Body with Cardio Bursts:

Kickstart your post-Thanksgiving regimen with invigorating cardio bursts. Whether it’s a brisk morning walk, a jog, or a dance session, get your heart pumping and awaken your body from its food-induced slumber.

2. Core-Strengthening Pilates:

Engage your core muscles with a Pilates session to restore balance and stability. These low-impact exercises are perfect for toning and strengthening, providing a gentle yet effective workout for your post-feast body.

3. Yoga for Digestive Ease:

Explore a sequence of yoga poses designed to aid digestion and promote relaxation. Gentle twists and stretches will help soothe your stomach and release tension, leaving you feeling rejuvenated.

4. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT):

Inject a burst of energy with HIIT exercises to elevate your heart rate and boost your metabolism. Short, intense intervals followed by rest periods are an efficient way to burn off excess calories and jumpstart your fitness routine.

5. Mindful Cool Down with Stretching:

Wind down your workout with mindful stretching. Focus on areas that may have tightened during the holiday festivities, allowing your body to recover and preventing post-feast stiffness.

As you embrace this post-Thanksgiving workout regimen, remember that it’s not about punishment but restoring balance. This curated routine aims to invigorate your body, clear your mind, and set the tone for a healthy and active holiday season. So, lace up those sneakers, roll out the yoga mat, and let’s embark on a journey to revitalise and recharge after the Thanksgiving feast.

Frequently Asked Questions

How soon after Thanksgiving should I start this workout regimen?

The post-Thanksgiving workout regimen can be started as early as the day after the feast. However, listen to your body, and if needed, allow a day or two for digestion before engaging in more intense exercises.

Can I customize the workout routine based on my fitness level?

Absolutely! Tailor the regimen to suit your fitness level and preferences. Modify intensity, duration, or choose alternative exercises to ensure a comfortable and effective workout experience.

Is it necessary to follow the entire workout routine, or can I focus on specific exercises?

Feel free to adapt the regimen to your needs. While the full routine provides a well-rounded approach, you can choose specific exercises based on your preferences or focus on areas that feel particularly tight or in need of attention.

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