Experts Suggest These Energy-Boosting Foods For A Quick Pick-Me-Up
March 20, 2023 • By Olivia Marjorae
Here’s what you should eat when you’ve hit an energy slump!
We’ve all hit a midday slump before. When you’ve been working hard and getting fit, it’s only natural to experience a bit of burnout occasionally- there’s no shame in it! The most important thing is to make sure you pull yourself out of that slump when it hits. And the easiest way to do it? Food!
We’ve checked in with the experts to find the absolute BEST foods to eat when you need an energy boost. Each trainer below partners with The Loft, a state-of-the-art training facility in Atlanta, GA, that offers personal training, super fun workout classes, and so much more!
Keep reading down below for the details!
“When my energy is feeling low, I lean into complex carbs. Your body turns the sugar in carbs into energy, so they are a great source of fuel before your workouts. My faves are protein pancakes, oatmeal with fruit, and avocado toast with eggs.”
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“When I hit a slump, these are the foods I use to re-energize: I increase my water intake and add lots of leafy veggies, especially spinach. I aim to eat more berries, such as strawberries, blueberries & raspberries. I also make sure to get a minimum of 8hrs of sleep each night.”
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“If I need energy, I want something fast and filling. My first go-to is a protein smoothie. I just throw in some fruit, protein powder, almond milk, almond butter, and a fiber supplement. My second choice is raw almonds.”
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What do you reach for when you need an energy boost? Let us know in the comments down below!