Many people wonder if they can eat before an intense workout. The answer is YES! You just have to make sure that you are getting the right nutrients. Having the right pre-workout snack will help boost your performance and help you from feeling sluggish through your workout. Here is a list of the best pre-workout snacks before a BARREbeat workout:
Drinking a protein smoothie before your workout has many benefits. It provides the muscles with enough protein to become stronger and build leaner muscles. It provides you with energy to give your all during your workout, and can help your muscles heal and repair more quickly between workouts.
Plain yogurt is a great pre-workout snack, as is if filled with both protein and carbohydrates. It is also filled with Probiotics which improves the bodies digestive health and has been shown to improve fat burning during a workout.
Nuts are filled with protein and healthy fats. This will help you keep your energy up through an entire BARREbeat class. Just be sure not to eat too much. If you don’t have a measuring cup, a small handful is a good guide.
Bananas are filled with natural sugar which converts to carbohydrates. This will give you an energy burst during your workout, which makes for a great pre-workout snack.
Eggs are the best source of natural protein, which makes for a great pre-workout snack. It is always nice to have eggs on hand to snack on. You can hard boil a few in advance to grab as a quick snack before your next BARREbeat class.