You’ve probably heard this bit of general fitness advice more than once: You should always eat something before you exercise.
And the idea behind this bit of fitness wisdom is that a pre-workout meal will help fuel our bodies for a more effective fat smashing exercise session. But is this really the best advice when it comes to weight loss – or more specifically burning body fat? Many of you are going to be shocked by what I have to share about the science of fat burning hormones, and how eating before exercise can actually sabotage weight loss.
To eat, or not to eat before you exercise – that is the question. And if you want to get the skinny on the smartest and fastest way to burn body fat, check out the video below.
Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. is a Sports Medicine Specialist, Bestselling author, communications consultant, and founder of the “FitBeauty” movement where she shares awesome advice and products for women who love natural hair, fitness, and healthy living. Find Dr. Phoenyx on her website, YouTube , Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.