The Truth Behind Fasted State Training

“If you find yourself heading to training sessions on an empty stomach, I recommend consuming either a solid pre-workout meal of protein and carbohydrates 30 to 60 minutes prior to your workout or a protein shake 15 to 30 minutes prior. If you prefer training in a fasted state, I still recommend consuming some quality protein as soon as possible after your workout in order to improve recovery. An easy way to get pre- and post-workout meals is to simply drink half a protein shake before you train and the remainder immediately after.”

For more information about the potential detriments of training on an empty stomach check out the following:

http://www.crossfitinvictus.com/must-read-posts/training-on-an-empty-stomach/

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