Food provides the energy that fuels the body, so it makes sense that nutrition should form a fundamental part of any exercise programme. Dietitian and spokesperson for the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) Vanessa Clarke explains which foods you should eat – and when – to meet the nutritional needs of your training routine.
To all those fellow foodies who’ll be hitting the gym this fitness Friday, this one’s for you! Enjoy our power-packed strawberry and vanilla protein shake as a pre- or post-workout treat you’ll go back to over and over. Get your vitamins and fibre from the fruit, while the protein powder will keep you satisfied for longer.
Yes, we like to indulge, but here at MyKitchen, we are a happily healthy team of fitness enthusiasts. During the week, when we know we are heading to the gym after work, our meals are, more often than not, aimed at optimising our exercise time, and I thought I’d share some of top tips with all of you.