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You should wait for at least a half-hour before exercising

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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You shouldn't exercise right after eating a large meal, as you may feel bloating or muscle cramping.
It's better to eat low-fiber, low-fat, and high-carbohydrate snacks 30 to 45 minutes before exercising. This can include yogurt, fruit, granola, peanut butter, or whole-wheat toast.
Here's when dietitians recommend eating before swimming, running, or weight-lifting and which foods are best for fuel.
This article was reviewed by Joey Thurman , CSCS, CPT, FNS, a Chicago-based fitness expert and MYX Fitness coach.
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