Foods to Avoid Eating After a Workout

Workouts feel great and get your endorphins flowing, so the post workout period can be blissful. But vigorous exercise does deplete your body of energy and challenge your muscles, so you need to refuel in order to keep the good feeling going all day long.

However, eating the wrong thing after a workout can undo all the good you just did for your body and put you right back into feeling sluggish and tired. Choosing the right thing all the time can be exhausting, though. We think it’s easier to simply avoid the bad stuff, leaving a whole host of excellent post-exercise foods to choose from.

Following are the foods to avoid when you’re riding an endorphin high.