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Why after exercising am I so so hungry!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Fitness Health and Exercise' started by Happytigger, 22 June 2010 Social URL.

  1. Happytigger

    Happytigger Full Member

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    I get the severe munchies. Anyone got any ideas what I can eat to fill me up after my workouts.
    I always have breakfast, and usually have a banana before and afterwards before exercising!!

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  3. sugar_lipswales

    sugar_lipswales Silver Member

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    You get the munchies if you've worked out hard because your body needs refuelling lol! Have a bowl of fruit and make sure you up your protein so your body can repair itself.
     
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    Yeah, it's totally natural that when you exercise very hard or very often you will need more food. I tend to eat a banana pre-workout and a few eggs or some lean turkey post-workout! :) Your muscles need the protein.
     
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    Scanbran Stupid Member

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    I agree with this. Carbs before and protein after, and it's normal to feel hungry after a workout, just make sure it's good lean protein you eat immediately after.
     
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    JoeyJoJo Bring on the weight loss!

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    Agree with all the above...carbs before and protein after helps loads. I always have my dinner straight after the gym anyways :-D
     
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