Protein should be consumed after your workout however it is not the only macronutrient that you need for pre-workout. We recommend about 10-15g of protein post-workout to make sure you have active recovery for your muscles to recover and rebuild.
Here are some foods that you may want to try: https://www.nutriliving.com/blog/top-5-recovery-foods
Before your workout, you need to add a little carbohydrate and protein to make sure you have adequate energy to get through your workout. Here are some options: