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5 Myths About Carbs you Should Stop Believing

Getting rid of a bad reputation can be a challenge – something carbs know all too well. Demonized for years and years, athletes and bodybuilders alike often label carbs as their worst enemy. From making you gain weight to nullifying your workout, these misconstrued nutrients have always been the ideal scapegoat for failing to achieve any training goals. While there is a lot of legit information about carbs and their importance for our body, there is also a serious amount of pseudoscience. This way it’s even harder to distinguish the difference between......

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alafitness Hollywood personal trainer Los Angeles pre-workout recipe snacks yogurt tuna shrimp

  To obtain your full potential in the weight room or on your run, you need fuel for the energy you will expend. A balanced pre-workout snack must contain both protein for muscle growth and carbohydrates for energy. Depending on the intensity level of your exercise, moderate your portions. Whatever exercise you are doing, make sure to eat your pre-workout snack 1-2 hours before and your post workout 30-45 minutes after. Here’s 3 snacks to try:   1. Greek yogurt with fresh berries and cinnamon crumbles 165 calories, 13g protein, 42g carbs 5......

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