Your body is a machine. Given the right fuel, it allows you to perform amazing tasks, but put the wrong oil in, it’ll break down and crash. Eating the wrong stuff will simply have you running out of gas.
Take a pass on dairy before your workout. The sugars in dairy are slow-digesting and can cause cramps for some people. Along with this, that coating that dairy leaves over your mouth can become unpleasant when it comes to heavy exertion (not to mention smelly).
The most obvious on this list, it is a massive endurance killer when it comes to working out. The effects alcohol has can even endure into the next day with dehydration, an are terrible for runners.
Too many carbs right before a workout will seriously weigh you down. Although eating carbs to gain some mass is important to any workout routine and part of a healthy diet, too much can lead to cramps and a disappointing end to a hard workout.
Artificial sweeteners can be a killer to your workout. The sugars in pp aren’t really digested in your body, and they have a loosening effect on other people’s systems. Foods that are included in this are sodas, drinks that are designed to enhance your performance, and vitamin-enhanced water. In fact, many protein bars and drinks have warnings that they may cause internal distress.
It seems like a good choice, in the long run, a blend of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit can be full of vitamins and fiber. However eating foods that are high in fiber can cause stress to your stomach. Trail mix is also the insoluble kind, meaning that it doesn’t dissolve in water, and therefore your body can’t exactly digest it. It’ll go right through you.