What should I eat before/after a workout? I'm ravenous when I get back from spinning but I come home later at night and I don't want to stuff my face right before bed, but I don't want to starve either. What does my body need? Is it bad not to eat after a workout if I eat dinner beforehand? Or should I wait until after? I want to lose but I don't want to eat it all back after I workout? I have heard, however, that the body is in an intense calorie burning zone after an intense workout. Help!!!!!