What should I eat for high intensity exercise?

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You'll benefit from a mix of carbohydrates -- focus on foods with a low or medium glycemic index -- to sustain your energy and improve endurance during your workouts. Also, get some lean protein and healthy fats to help repair and maintain your muscle tissue.

And make sure you're getting enough calories to keep up with your level of activity while maintaining a healthy weight.

Water Needs: You don't need to go overboard with the amount of water you drink, but you do need to make sure you're replacing any water lost through perspiration. The more you lose to sweat, the less efficient your body becomes, and that will affect your performance.

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Types Of Exercise

Types Of Exercise

Exercise provides many health benefits - from fitness to increased physical and mental energy. In order to prepare yourself for a exercise routine, you need to research which exercise is right for you and how to fit a new exercise ...

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