HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) is a fast, rewarding way to get fit. What you eat, and when you eat it, makes a difference to your training – and to your results. Find out what you should eat before and after your next HIIT to max out your workout!
Eat Right (Most of the Time)
First, you can’t eat a diet of junk food and low-nutrition foods every day, then eat clean foods for a few hours before your next HIIT and get the best results!
For this to work, you need to eat nutritiously as standard. That doesn’t mean treats are off-limits, it just means that you need to make sure you’re fueling your body in the right …
We get it. If you don’t carry a bottle with you or you don’t pay attention to when you’re actually thirsty even before you feel it, it might be hard to remember to take a sip until your body starts begging for hydration.
There are tried and tested, sports professional-approved ways to increase and improve your athletic performance FAST. Want to find out more?
1. Complex Carbs
Garbage in, garbage out (GIGO) is a phrase coined for computer data input. In other words, the quality of the output depends entirely on the quality of the input. However, GIGO has been picked up by sports-pros and keen athletes to explain why good nutrition is key to awesome performance.
Make sure that a good part of your overall diet includes slow-release, complex carbs, such as:
2. Measure Your Performance and Progress
By using one of the many hi-tech methods available for measuring each step of your athletic …
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1. Get Some Cool Gear
Really? Yes! It makes a difference to your workout, to wear gear that fits well and looks good. Would you go to the office wearing PJs? Wearing the right clothes for whatever activity you’re engaged with makes you feel good. Sure, you could do power yoga in an old tee shirt and saggy leggings, but exactly how good will that make you feel?
2. Take a Slice of Exercise
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