By Courtney Ferreira, MS, RD, LDN
You’ve probably heard it before: “You can’t out train a bad diet” and “Abs are made in the kitchen.” Redundant? Perhaps. True? Definitely.
Consistent time in the gym and dedication to a workout routine are not the only solution to your physique and strength goals. What you put into your mouth also matters -- perhaps even more so than the workouts themselves.
Exercise should complement your diet, not make up for it.
Figuring out what to eat and when to eat it is not easy, and conflicting suggestions are thrown at us everyday. Today I want to share my tips for pre- and post-workout nutrition to help take the guesswork out of your day and to energize you through your toughest workouts.