Dr. Shayesteh: What you should eat before & after a workout

You will want to have at least 2 to 3 cups of water about an hour before a workout

You will want to have at least 2 to 3 cups of water about an hour before a workout.


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Plan on working out today? Do you know what you’re going to eat before? After? Both are important decisions.

You should drink plenty of water before a workout to hydrate yourself. You will want to have at least 2 to 3 cups about an hour before. You should also drink at least one cup, or 8 ounces of water, for every 15 minutes of exercise.

What kind of foods should you eat before and after a workout? What are the benefits of these foods?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of choosing what to eat before and after a workout.

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