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Exercising on an Empty Stomach

If you regularly exercise without eating first, you should reconsider — when you work out on an empty stomach, research shows that the calories burned come from muscle, not fat. It's important to fuel your body before exercising because not only will you avoid losing muscle, but you'll also have more energy to push yourself through your workout.

Here are some suggestions for easily digestible snacks to eat right before your sweat session.

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