Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training
(HealthDay News) -- Eating a proper diet, including enough healthy carbohydrates, can help prepare your body for lifting weights -- or what professionals call resistance training.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends these healthy carbohydrate choices for people focused on resistance training:
Whole-grain foods, including quinoa, brown rice, whole wheat bread and whole wheat pasta.
Plenty of fruits.
Dairy foods, including milk and cheese.
Sports bars and sports drinks.
You should consume between 2.3 and 3.6 grams of carbohydrates per pound per day, the academy says.Related Articles
- Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
October 18, 2014
- Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes
October 17, 2014
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.