Exercising before breakfast burns more fat
Exercising before breakfast burns more fat.
This is because it will force the body to use the carbohydrates that were stored in the body when you were asleep.
According to a report on CNN, most people are known to before exercise to boost blood sugars; give the body fuel to increase the intensity and length of a workout and keep from feeling fatigued or dizzy.
However, a new study found that eating after exercising makes one more responsive to insulin; this controls high blood sugars thus reducing the risk for diabetes and heart disease.
The US Figure Skating Association recommends the use of 4R’s for recovery after exercise:
- repair and
- reinforce to avoid breaking down if you choose to work out on an empty stomach.
To achieve the 4Rs; drink water or sports drinks then eat a meal with a 4:1 carb to high quality protein ratio within 15-30 minutes.
Finally, eat some fruits accompanied with low fat Greek yogurt or substitute this with a banana-peanut butter combo.
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