What Do You Eat After a Workout?

Reader Intelligence Request

Whenever January rolls around I find myself recommitting to a steady, healthy workout routine. Can anyone else relate to this? Yes? Good. With that in mind, we thought it'd be helpful to survey The Kitchn community and find out what people like to eat post-workout. What snacks, smoothies, or pick-me-ups do you rely on to replenish your body after an intense cardio session? Tell us what your workout routine is, and how you re-energize afterward. Do you power up on protein smoothies? Do you snack on some fruit? Do you shoot for a equal ratio of carbs-fat-protein? Tell us your secrets, give us all your snack suggestions, and then look for a full list of all the best ideas later this week.

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