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After workouts, replenish body with fluids, light carbs

10:25 PM, Apr. 5, 2013
Carbohydrates and fluids are more important than protein for regaining strength after exercise.
Carbohydrates and fluids are more important than protein for regaining strength after exercise.
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If you're feeling fatigued, sore or worn out, what you're eating after exercise might be to blame.

That's not to say you need to eat more, but smarter.

"The biggest mistake people make after a workout is eating too many calories, specifically protein," said Angie Scheetz, a registered dietitian and wellness coordinator at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport. She regularly offers Lite 'N Up classes to help people learn better nutrition and exercise habits. ...

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