It seems logical that after a sweat session at the gym you’d be uncontrollably ravenous, but recent research shows that’s not the case. In a study of 20-somethings, subjects who worked out for an hour were less responsive to food cues afterward than people who just rested instead. So not only do you get the benefit of exercise, you also aren’t a slave to cravings when you’re done, which means you can more carefully plan a healthy post-workout meal.

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