Staying healthy and fueling our bodies should not be something to dread. Sometimes we feel the need to skip a workout, and to reach for that bag of chips, and that is A-OKAY. But for when we’re ready to get back on track and jumpstart our fitness and healthy nutrition routine, check out these best tips on how to do it from WWE Superstars and Special Olympics Health Messengers.
“Eat a healthy meal or snack before you practice, workout, or compete so you can perform at your best. My coach told me that the closer I eat ahead of my workout, the smaller and simpler my snack should be. I focus mostly on carbs and some protein to help ensure digestion before my workout.”
Try 5-minute Apple Cracker Stackers with Special Olympics Health Messenger Fletcher Schaier.
“Every athlete should drink at least half a gallon of water per day. From sunrise to sundown, get that water in. Remember, sodas and other sports drinks have unnecessary sugars and carbohydrates you don’t need.” WWE Superstar Otis
Try a ‘Vacation in a Glass’ for added flavor.
“Chances are you’ve given more thought to your pre-workout snack than your post-workout snack. But consuming the right nutrients after you exercise is just as important as what you eat before.” WWE Superstar Chad Gable
Try Special Olympics Health Messenger Eric Massey’s favorite post-workout snacks: Berry Blast Yogurt and Savory Cottage Cheese.
“Snacking is an important part of a healthy diet, but you should always try to make healthy choices.”
Cook two great off-day snacks with Special Olympics Health Messenger Mary Frances Smith.
Watch the full SnackDown event to learn even more nutritional tips and recipes you can try today.