It’s common directly following a cardio workout to crave food. The human body is telling you that it has burned a lot of calories as well as utilized some stored water, both of which need to be replenished to keep functioning normally. But it can be a challenge to translate hunger into what exactly the body needs — proteins, carbs, fats? All the while, your mind is telling you that it needs something to satiate the stomach now. These factors typically end in eating a snack that doesn’t optimally replenish the body.
That pattern of unplanned post-walk snacks is about to change for your clients. You can give them the key information they need to succeed in their cardio workout and their weight management goals. Start by telling them the importance of replenishing the body and building/repairing muscle within 15-30 minutes of exercise. Then, provide these quick, easy, and healthy post-walk power snacks as options:
Share these five healthy snack ideas with clients to supplement a workout routine. Also consider stocking products that contain ingredients such as LOWAT®. LOWAT®, like the ingredients in the snacks above, is naturally derived and can assist with weight management goals. For more information onLOWAT® or other product ingredients from InterHealth, visit our website or give us a call at 1-800-783-4636 to speak with a representative directly.
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