The advanced bodybuilders and athletes know that the type of food they consume after a workout is very important, but most of the physically active people still do not give a great meaning to their food.
So if you want the best results you have to stick to a couple of ingredients.
This unusual vegetable contains the red pigment called betacyanin, which is an excellent antioxidant, it aids in the transport of oxygen to the muscles and it relieves muscle cramps. Regardless of its preparation, the beetroot is a very beneficial vegetable.
Eggs are rich in protein and that is why they are considered to be one of the best meals after a workout. The protein in the egg white aids in the recovery of the muscles, and the yolk is a great source of energy for the body.
In the summer a lot of people enjoy this delicious and refreshing fruit that rehydrates the body and provides it with the necessary nutrients. 92% of the watermelon is pure water and a portion of two pieces has only 80 calories.
Chicken is a great source of protein after a workout. The amount of the necessary protein varies from person to person. In the cardio workout days (for example running) you will need from 1.2 to 1.4 grams of protein to every kilogram of your body weight. And in the weight exercise days you will need from 1.6 to 1.7 grams of protein to every kilogram of your body weight.