Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 13 January 2016 Fitness mistake: Overdoing the refuelling after exercise Are you overdoing the refuelling after exercise? Exercise burns lots of calories, and if you intend to get up and do it all again the next day, then you will need to ensure your glycogen stores are replenished post-workout. But given that many of us take up exercise to shed excess fat and don’t work out daily, there isn’t a pressing need to scoff down two energy bars and a gallon of energy drink after your gym session! In fact, many people consume more calories in the half hour following their workout than they burned during it – and then they go home and have dinner, too! So, be sparing with your refuelling. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Can your diet keep Alzheimer's at bay? 2020-02-19 11:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Your eating-on-the-job problems, solved Medical Even after stroke, many smokers still light up Medical Time to rethink ideas about exercise, sickle cell disease? Medical Vaping causes DNA changes similar to those seen in cancer patients Lifestyle Brake dust another driver of air pollution Medical Measles leaves people more vulnerable to future infections Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.