3Fueling vs. Recovering
When it comes to pre- and post-workout nutrition routines, things are very easy to understand: some foods boost your energy, give you focus and allow you to lift more weights at the gym, while others ensure that you recover properly and are able to attend another training session in a day or two.
Some of the things you might want to eat and drink before working out are caffeine, amino acids, supplements, fruits, oats and water, as these will improve your performance. Moreover, they will prevent muscle tissue breakdown and help you burn more calories. On the other hand, things to eat after a workout should be rich in protein – eggs, meat, protein bars/shakes/smoothies, etc. – that allow you to recover.