Eating the right kind of food before and after exercise is crucial for optimum health and results. Trainers recommend a small meal consisting of high quality protein (egg whites, chicken breast) and slow digesting carbohydrates (oats, whole wheat) about 11/2 hours before a workout.

The meal after a workout should have sufficient amount of top quality protein and fast reacting carbohydrates (fruits, honey, rice, potatoes, etc) for quick post-exercise recovery. Adding whey protein supplement to your pre-workout and post-workout meals is also highly beneficial.

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