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Breakfast Challenge Tip 3: Eat Breakfast After You Work Out

By Hilary Meyer, February 28, 2012 - 4:53pm

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I've been working out before breakfast for about two years. It works well for me.


03/08/2012 - 2:00am

I always ate both before and after my morning workouts for the sake of my health. I ate 100-200 carb-based, low-fat calories before and 50% of the amount of calories burned during the workout after, focusing on protein and carbs. I lost 95 pounds in a little under a year.


03/07/2012 - 12:18pm

I agree, your body needs fuel prior to working out. The article focuses on a "high fat, high calorie" breakfast, not a healthy one. Remember if you work out in the morning, you have likely been without food for 8-10 hours. Not only do you need the fuel, without it, you will be burning muscle rather than fat stores. The title of the article is very misleading.


03/07/2012 - 8:55am

Yes, check your facts! Rule of thumb: you can postpone breakfast if your workout is lower intensity (like walking or yoga), but eat something if it's higher for a better workout (and just as much impact calorie and fat wise)


03/07/2012 - 8:48am

I agree with the other comment, while it may be good to hold off eating a "High calorie High Fat breakfast, your body needs fuel. Remember, you have likely had nothing to eat for nearly 8-10 hrs prior to waking. The title of the article is very misleading.


03/07/2012 - 8:42am

"as it may help your weight-loss efforts" - it will also help you faint - breakfast after working out is a very stupid idea - Hilary, check some info about blood sugar and working out - it is irresponsible to push such info to people


03/05/2012 - 9:40am

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