Whether your goal is to play on a Division 1 football team or to run your first 5K, proper nutrition plays an important role in fueling your body as you prepare and perform. Eggs are a high-quality protein and contain all of the essential amino acids that can help build, maintain and repair muscle.
While protein is an important nutrient to consider for physically active individuals, carbohydrate is important as well. In fact, consuming both protein and carbohydrate together in post-workout meals has been shown to help with recovery.1 Adequate consumption of these two nutrients in pre-workout meals is also important for optimal performance.
This recipe collection includes fitness recipes that contain a mixture of carbohydrate and protein to help fuel and recover from exercise. Explore these recipes for fitness to optimize your active lifestyle.
 Nutrition and Athletic Performance. American College of Sports Medicine and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Join Position Paper. 2016