You go, girl!
You just finished a run and now you’re in that post-5k glow… but in a few minutes, you’re going to be wicked hungry, so it’s time to think about what to eat after running.
You’ll want about 1 gram of protein for every 3 grams of carbs, but how does that compute to an actual post-run snack?
Here are some suggestions of things to eat after a run… so grab a bottle of water, bask in your after-glow for another minute, and get ready to refuel!
1. Clif Bar
There’s a reason so many marathons and 5k runs have Clif bars or other protein bars available at the end of a race: they’re a handy, convenient post-run snack.
They’re designed to eat on the go, so you can just grab one, with its protein-packed goodness, and go on your way…