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Refuel, but keep it reasonable. "I see people taking in more calories in the 5 minutes after a workout than they burned during an hour of sweating," says Joshua Feldman, the district fitness manager for Crunch Gyms. "You really have to watch it with shakes—you could be adding 400 calories without even realizing." Feldman limits his post-workout shakes to roughly 250 calories and uses just water, ice and protein powder.