Best Foods to Eat before and After your workout

Regardless of your motivation – weight loss, increased strength and muscle or overall fitness, exercise is vitally important in reaching your goals. One factor that can help you get the most from your training is choosing the right foods to eat before and after each workout.

What you eat before you exercise provides energy for those heart-pounding cardiovascular workouts or those intense HIIT or cycle sessions. Eating the right foods, or combination of foods will preventing hunger while exercising, provide sustained energy, improve your endurance and muscle strength and even help burn more calories and improve focus and concentration. After your workout, choosing the right foods will replenish depleted glycogen (energy) stores and feed muscle tissues to help them repair.

Best foods to eat before & after a workout

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19 Paleo Snacks [That Don’t Suck!]

If you’re the type of person who finds they need to snack to get through the day, but you struggle to come up with healthy snack ideas (or are just bored of your current options) then you’ll love this post where I am sharing 19 Paleo Snacks, that don’t suck!

You don’t need to follow a paleo diet to enjoy these Paleo snacks. It simply means that the 19 paleo snacks I have shared do not have any refined sugar, grains or dairy which are all eliminated on a Paleo diet for various reasons, generally because they are often an irritant to people’s gut health.

19 Paleo Snacks That Don't Suck
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20 Minute Basic Bodyweight Workout

It’s been a little while since I posted a workout on here so I thought it was about time for something fresh. The following workout will take you around 20 minutes and requires no equipment, that’s right it’s a quick 20 minute basic bodyweight workout!

I created this workout as one of the weekly workouts for a 12 week challenge we are currently running at Bootcamp. It is a supplementary workout for those who attend Bootcamp and a main workout for those who are joining us on the challenge at home.

20 Minute Bodyweight Workout

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Gluten Free Garlic Herb Crackers

There is something rather satisfying about biting into something crunchy like these gluten free garlic herb crackers! I’ve always had a sweet tooth but I can still appreciate something crunchy and savoury.

I’d been wanting to try my hand at making some homemade crackers for a long time now but didn’t really know where to start and we’ve been so busy that it’s been hard to find the time to really get creative in the kitchen.

Over the weekend I made a batch of my homemade healthier lemon curd, crepes using banana flour and these gluten free garlic herb crackers!
Gluten Free Garlic Herb Crackers
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5 Easy Immunity Boosting Recipes using Turmeric Powder

As we are heading into winter I thought it would be a great time to share some recipes which use ingredients which are known for their immunity boosting properties.

5 Easy Immunity Boosting Recipes using Turmeric

Today we are looking at 5 easy recipes using Turmeric Powder. Take a look at the recipes below and make sure you check out the links, each of these bloggers/websites are awesome and all the recipes are not only delicious but also good for you!
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