This piece originally appeared on PureWow.com.
If we're going to go to the trouble of working out, we don't want to sabotage our hard work by fueling up with the wrong food. So we asked Larry Twohig, a certified personal trainer and co-founder of Culture Fitness in NYC, for tips on what to eat before and after we work up a sweat. Here are the takeaways
Eat according to your goals Some people want to lose fat and others want to build muscle. Vary your food intake based on which result you're looking for.