Beware The After-Workout Booby Trap

April 30, 2008

Hit the gym today? Great job! But don’t go overboard rewarding yourself. A Duke University medical researcher found that after working out, 20 percent of us eat just as many calories as we burned. Plus, we’re less inclined to make everyday movements (like sweeping up the kitchen) for two to six hours after a strenuous exercise session. Make sure you don’t undo all of your hard work.