For those who can stomach it, working out before breakfast may be more beneficial for health than eating first, according to a study of meal timing and physical activity. Its results indicate that when we eat affects how much fat we burn during exercise and also alters molecular activity within fat cells, in ways that could have long-term implications for our physical well-being.
"What to Eat Before a Workout?" is from the May 08, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Gretchen Reynolds and narrated by Kristi Burns.