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Recover Faster From Your Workouts. Eat These Foods And Supplements To Increase Your Performance

Want to know what to eat to recover faster from your workouts? Increase your performance and impress yourself with results by adding these foods to your diet.

Fitness is not just about how fast you can go… but about how quickly you can recover. Proper post workout nutrition promotes faster recovery, reduces muscle soreness, builds muscle, improves immune system functioning, and replenishes glycogen — all key building blocks in priming you for future workouts.

The following science-backed food options will speed up your recovery, so you can head back to the gym faster and stronger.

Just a friendly reminder that everyone’s needs are different and there is NO one size fits all diet. Always consult with a doctor / nutritionist before changing your nutrition plan or adding supplements.

Recover Faster From Your Workouts. Eat These Foods And Supplements To Increase Your Performance.

Following an anti-inflammatory, high quality, nutrient rich diet is a powerful way to support your body in recovering from hard workouts and achieving results. Eating the right foods after a workout is just as important as exercise itself.

As a general guideline: a quality recovery diet consists of lots of nutrient dense anti-inflammatory foods, vitamins, and minerals. It’s important to stay away from foods that tend to be overly acidic, conventional meat and dairy products, alcohol, excess sodium, and sugar. Those will acidify your body and actually leach minerals out of your body and cause the recovery process to slow down.

These all natural supplement and food choices will help you recover faster to see increased results in your fitness, body, and health.

Diet is the best way to keep your body in great shape, recover faster, and fuel yourself with confidence, strength, and power. Give your body what it needs to feel its best and I promise you, you’ll see great results. What is one food or supplement you believe helps you recover faster from workouts? Let me know below in the comments.

Results in the gym are cooked up in the kitchen. Think about how you feel after eating a lot of sugar or heavy foods — headaches, tummy trouble, and fatigue (not fun). Now think about how you feel after you eat healthy foods — light, energized, and powerful! Don’t you deserve to feel good? I know the diet piece is often the hardest part, but I also know you CAN do it. You don’t have to overhaul your whole diet overnight. Start small and make little changes. Eat more vegetables, watch portion sizes, cut back on the sugar. Incorporate some of the above healthy recovery foods and supplements into your eating routine and feel the positive changes begin!

Here’s to you and a healthy, vibrant life.


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Originally published at on February 25, 2018.



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Caroline Jordan

Caroline Jordan

Fitness Expert, Corporate Wellness Consultant, and Health Coach.