The Best Post-Workout Packaged Foods
Skip a post-workout snack, and you could fall prey an epic appetite later on. But the right post-workout snacks can actually help your muscles recover--and even make your workout more effective. To refuel after a grueling sweat session, treat yourself to any of these totally portable foods. After all, you earned it!
Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs
Not even a shell stands between you and one of the best portable sources of complete protein going. The yolk contains vitamin B12.
Per egg: 60 cal, 3.5 g fat (1 g sat), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 55 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 5 g protein
The Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Mozzarella Style
Studies have linked calcium-rich diets to weight loss, and each of these bite-size wheels gets you 20 percent of the amount you need each day.
Per piece: 50 cal, 3.5 g fat, 0 g carbs, 160 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 6 g protein
Cheribundi Tart Cherry Relax
Research shows that the anti-inflammatory compounds in tart cherries (40 in every bottle) may help soothe sore muscles. Tart cherries also have a natural dose of melatonin.
Per 8-oz bottle: 90 cal, 0 g fat 23 carbs, 17 g sugar, 5 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein
Cabot Greek-Style Lowfat Yogurt, Plain
This post-sweat snack delivers a trifecta of benefits: a healthy wallop of protein, fat-burning calcium, and conjugated linoleic acid, which some studies have linked to reduced body fat.
Per 1 cup: 180 cal, 5 g fat (3 g sat), 12 g carbs, 6 g sugar, 140 mg sodium, 22 g protein
Fage Strawberry Goji
All the protein you need to push through a tough workout, in a superfruit flavor.
Per container: 120 cal, 0 g fat, 17 g carbs, 16 g sugar, 50 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 13 g protein
Horizon Organic Chocolate Lowfat Milk with DHA Omega-3
Thanks to its ideal balance of protein and carbs, chocolate moo juice has been shown to help assist recovery after a workout. And this carton is fortified with omega-3s to make sure your brain doesn't feel left out.
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