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Do *This* First After Finishing an Intense Workout

Well + Good shares tips on what to do after finishing an intense workout according to experts including Jason Machowsky, RD, CSSD, ACSM-CEP, CSCS, exercise physiologist at HSS. 

It is important to make sure you’re properly hydrating and fueling during (and prior to) your workout, so you’re not so depleted when you’re done that you need to eat or drink urgently. If you’re going to be driving home after a workout, have hydration and a snack ready in the car, suggested Machowsky. 

If you do have another tough workout planned for the same day, Machowsky advised eating soon after to maximize absorption. Otherwise, eating a balance of carbohydrates and protein within two hours of your workout should do the trick. 

Read the full article at wellandgood.com.