There are many factors that go into living a healthy life. Getting the necessary rest, exercise, and nutrients are all factors that come into play when outlining your desired lifestyle. When exercising, it is crucial to pay close attention to your pre-workout AND post-workout snacks. Below are foods that will help you optimize your post-workout snacking and rebuild and repair your muscles.


  1. plant-based protein powder
  2. protein bar
  3. eggs
  4. greek yogurt
  5. cottage cheese
  6. salmon
  7. chicken
  8. tuna


  1. sweet potatoes
  2. chocolate milk
  3. quinoa and other grains
  4. fruits (such as pineapple, berries, banana, kiwi)
  5. rice cakes
  6. rice
  7. oatmeal
  8. potatoes
  9. pasta
  10. whole-grain bread
  11. edamame


  1. avocado
  2. nuts
  3. nut butter
  4. seeds
  5. trail mix (dried fruits and nuts)

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