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Aug 24, 2014 10:33 AM

Worst thing you ate before working-out.

What are the worst things to eat before working-out?

Pickles.. wanting water constantly.
Kimchi (when I used to eat it).. means tasting it the entire time
Tuna.. tasting it the entire time, wondering if I am sweating fish-smell
Butter cake or anything butter-heavy.. just felling gross and like you have a face full of oil

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  1. Not eating, but a few times I have made truffles at work then gone directly to a workout without a shower. The residual cocoa in my hair and pores, mixed with sweat, was really disgusting.

    1. A PBJ... I know some people that swear by them, but they don't work for me.

      1. Sugar-free candy. Wow, this is painful

          1. Spicy food. I had a meal with a lot of pickled hot peppers and did NOT enjoy that feeling ONE BIT