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Old 09-29-2007, 06:06 PM   #4
Susie Rosenberg
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Re: Post workout crash! How important are post workout meals?

I find if I don't eat something within an half-hour after a hard workout, I am painfully, ravenously hungry later, and I find it hard to eat moderately the whole rest of the day. Even if I eat a good meal later on, if I've missed that window, it's like there's a monster in my gut that just keeps demanding to be fed.

That post-workout snack, done up right, keeps me from fighting intense urges to just eat and eat all day long.

I usually bring a shake to the gym: protein powder, frozen berries and nuts blended together. Works wonders. Keeps me human.

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