4 snacks to maximize weekend workouts

March 20, 2015 9:00 AM

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4 snacks to maximize weekend workouts

Refueling after exercise is essential to seeing results: Since the body breaks down tissues and uses energy—namely carbs—contained or stored in the blood, liver and muscle, you're gonna need to fill the energy tank back up afterwards. Especially after a hard, long weekend workout we're all guilty (yet proud!) of engaging in.

Opt for a snack that delivers a healthy ratio of four grams of carbohydrate for every gram of protein, a combo which helps rebuild muscles while replenishing your body’s glycogen stores (aka your energy tank). Whip up one of these perfectly portioned ideas this weekend no matter how much time you h...

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