Interesting. I always drink a BCAA recovery drink after working out, which is great for cardio and resistance training. Also, I NEVER eat white rice/bread- only whole wheat carbs here! There's some good advice here, though.
When you eat the right foods you improve your athletic performance and get the most out of the time you spend working out. It's very important to eat healthy and clean at every meal and today we're focusing on pre and post-workout nutrition. Here are the guidelines and what to eat before and after exercise. http://www.spotebi.com/nutrition/pre-post-workout-nutrition/
Post-Workout Nutrition – how long do I wait? Consuming a post-workout meal within 2 hours of your gym session will give your body what it needs to repair, grow and build strength for future performance. Ultimately, the timing of your post-workout meal/snack will depend on how hungry you are and how much you ate before your workout. Just like pre-workout meals, post-workout nutrition also depends on what type of training you did and its intensity.
Ultimate Guide to Pre and Post Workout Nutrition | After a workout the body is primed for growth and repair. Your post workout meal planning is thus a very important part of your strategy for building lean muscle and maintaining it.