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10 Foods You Should Skip Before a Workout

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1. Food matters

Hydration and workout fuelling are big business. However, you may overlook things to avoid.

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2. Fuel for thought

Most people overestimate their calorie needs. Bonci recommends eating two to three hours after a workout. 

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3. Think Goldilocks

If you don't eat or drink sufficient before exercising, you may tire out.

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4. Heavy carbs

You require carbs for energy, however you can overeat them.

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5. Carbonated beverages

Gas and bloating from carbonation might hinder exercising.

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6. Sports drinks

Sugary energy beverages claim they restore electrolyte and boost workouts.

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7. Caffeine

Bonci advises restricting oneself to one-half cup of espresso because the usual 12-ounce cup has 250 to 300 mg.

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8. Bananas

People overdo potassium to relieve muscle cramps. Bonci believes exercise causes decreased potassium loss.

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9. Beans

Beans contain a plant-based amino acids, dietary fiber, and vitamins. 

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10. Avocados

Their the hormone mono- as well as polyunsaturated fatty acids make them tasty and healthy.

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