Gymchat 168 - Workout Nutrition II

What do you eat, why and when?

Quick reminder : in this week's Gymchat we'll be returning to a critical area that's often overlooked (or at the very least, not given a great deal of thought); the various things we consume before/during/after our time in the gym. Maik will help to clarify what particular types of foods do during these periods, why and how. And naturally, if you've got any questions on your own nutritional needs, we'll be more than happy to go through as many as possible.

Join us for Workout Nutrition II.

The other side of training - nutrition.

This week we're returning to our conversation on diet, looking at Workout Nutrition. What to consume before/during/after a workout, how it changes based on workout type, and why it all works. The good stuff.

Helping us explore this fascinating topic is none other than Olympic athlete, personal trainer and nutritionist Maik Wiedenbach. Fantastic.

As a bonus, we'll also be having a bit of a giveaway this week. Maik will be giving out 5 copies of his '101 Fitness Myths' ebook shortly after the gymchat, to randomly chosen commenters. If you'd like a chance to win a copy of the book, just fire in a question or comment at any point during the discussion.

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Details -

Who : Olympic athlete, personal trainer and nutritionist Maik Wiedenbach
Topic : Workout Nutrition II
When : Wed May 9, 9pm EDT (here's how to find out when that is in your timezone)
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