12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating
Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. But truth be told, certain foods do deserve props in the fitness arena — especially if you're looking to run faster, lift heavier, or just drop a jeans size. In fact, if you're not seeing any payoff, ID'ing a few missing ingredients and shaking up your plate (more fat here, fewer carbs there) could be just the thing you need.
Research proves these following foods rev up your metabolism, make you stronger, even help with recovery so you can repeat it all again tomorrow!
How many of them are already in your diet?
Provides staying power so you won’t crash halfway through your workout
Prime building material for tight abs and toned glutes
Grab a handful during long workouts for a natural energy boost
Just effective as sports drinks at keeping your electrolytes balanced
Fights nausea and can reduce muscle pain by about 20 percent.
Neutralise free radicals so you can recover faster
The spice that makes curry yellow acts like ibuprofen against joint piain
Rich source of amino acid leucine jump starts muscle repair
Salmon or Tuna:
Their protein urges your muscles to begin the strengthening process
Curbs post workout hunger without packing on the pounds
These colourful veggies help you push harder with less effort during your workouts
Soybeans are high in fat-torching protein and fibre