Following an intense strength workout, you find yourself longing to stare wistfully at the tub of ice cream in the freezer rather than reaching for the protein-rich chicken salad you cooked earlier.
Perhaps after eating the salad, all you could think about was the chocolate chip cookies that you had hidden in the cupboards as soon as you set down your knife and fork.
You are not alone, it happens to all of us, well all love a sugar rush. And science proves it!
Recent research indicated that exercising actually increases our susceptibility to desiring sugary foods.
But how do we stop ourselves from eating too much sugar after lifting weights? We all know that excess sugar doesn’t equate to a healthy diet or blood sugar but what are the alternatives?
Our experts at Strength Ambassadors explain why we want to eat sugar after working out and how we can control our post workout nutrition. Let’s get to it!