The Complete Guide to Workout Nutrition
The right workout nutrition is very important, but it doesn't have to be complicated or difficult to fit in. The Greatist Team has created an amazing infographic to help you plan ahead to ensure your body has the right nutrients for fast adequate recovery. Here's what they have to say about circuit training:
What About Nutrition for Circuit Training?
Circuit training, combining strength training with periods of cardio work, requires just a few adjustments. Have your protein 2-3 hours before your workout. 30-60 minutes before your workout, have a carb-rich snack, such as a piece of fruit and slice of toast, or a mango smoothie. Post-workout, drink plenty of water and have a post-strength training meal with an extra carb, such as a piece of fruit. 30-60 minutes after training, replenish with a 3:1 ratio of carbohydrates and protein to ensure adequate muscle repair and recovery. Consume a regular meal 3-4 hours after a workout. The right workout nutrition is very important, but it doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult to fit in. Plan ahead to ensure the body has the right nutrients for fast, adequate recovery.