What should you eat after working out before bed?
- Yogurt. Most dairy-based foods are a good source of tryptophan, an amino acid that your body uses to produce serotonin and melatonin, which both help induce sleepiness.
Should I eat after a workout late at night? You should eat a meal or snack with carbs and protein within the two-hour period after your evening workout.
Should I eat before or after a late-night workout? While the importance of eating before a workout may vary based on the situation, most scientists agree that it’s beneficial to eat after exercise. Research shows that some nutrients, particularly protein and carbs, can help your body recover and adapt after exercise.
Is it OK to workout late at night? A. Traditionally, experts have recommended not exercising at night as part of good sleep hygiene. Now a new study, published Oct. 29, 2018, in Sports Medicine, suggests that you can exercise in the evening as long as you avoid vigorous activity for at least one hour before bedtime.