Movers and Shakers: Foods & Other Products to Jump Start Your Day

Posted on May 23, 2012 by Tools For Wellness

Motivating yourself to exercise before going to work in the morning can be tough, but it’s something that can be done. We all know what it’s like, getting up in the morning to run a few miles on the treadmill doesn’t always sound better than an extra hour of sleep. What if we told you that it was all in what you ate? has some awesome products to improve energy levels, and some healthy foods that you can eat before you workout to help jump-start your day.

  • Peanut butter: It’s high in protein and low in fat. It’s delicious on ceToolsForWellness_Blog_5-23-12.JPGrtain fruits, such as apples and bananas. Not a fruit person? Slap some peanut butter on a piece of whole-grain bread and hit the gym.
  • Eggs: Protein, protein, protein. Eggs are a great source of this and can be cooked with a variety of ingredients. Try whipping together some hash for breakfast, with a lean meet, vegetables, and a few scrambled eggs. You’ll be up and at ’em in no time!

  • Oatmeal: Can you guess what it has in it that we love – protein! Cook some oatmeal, preferably whole oats on the stove, and serve with some eggs. This power-duo can really give you the boost you need to start the day off right.

Do you have any recipes that we can add to our pre-gym feast? Leave us a comment with your favorite pre-workout recipe. Learn more about energy therapy and how to get the most out of your day at