Fitness

How to Stop Yourself from Eating Like a Pig After a Great Workout

How to Stop Yourself from Eating Like a Pig After a Great Workout

BY MCKENZIE MAXSON We didn't need a study to prove exercising makes us crave dessert—or, really, food in general. After hitting the gym, we are hungry. And that makes sense: We just burned through a bunch of energy and our body wants to replenish it by eating everything in sight. There is a way to avoid going ham and raiding the fridge: A study from last year found people who enjoyed working out were less likely to overeat afterward than those who saw exercise as punishment. So it's all about your attitude when you head to the gym. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for some, but for those who manage to squeeze some gym time into their routine, pre-and post-workout foods can be just...