Delighted to share with you this simple, yet very nutritious POST - WORKOUT RECOVERY SMOOTHIE packed with protein, carbs, and anti-inflammatory food that will provide the best recovery to your muscles and energy. Why do you even need to recovery nutrition after your workout?
During your workout you use your stored glycogen (blood sugar) to get you trough your workout. To keep functioning well during your day you need to recover this glycogen so you can walk, talk, blink, and enjoy your day.
Blending up a smoothie can provide the healthy mix of protein, carbohydrates, and anti-inflammatory foods your muscles need to recover.
Attention! Not all smoothies are created equal. Today I share with you all you need to have in your smoothie to gain a stronger and healthy recovery.
Your post-workout smoothie should offer you both protein and carbohydrates. You should be drinking this smoothie during the 30 minutes following our workout for optimal absorption.
Here are a few benefits of many that you will get out of drinking this recovery smoothie: Spinach - is extremely nutrient rich vegetable and pack with potassium, magnesium, many vitamins and minerals. Moreover it It packed with high amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid, iron, calcium and more. Banana - also rich with many vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, manganese, and more. What do these mean for your health? Banana is easily absorbed by your body and supports a beautiful glowing skin, supports heart health, improves your digestion, gives you good energy, provides powerful antioxidants and more.
Berries - loaded with antioxidants and many nutrients, help fight inflammation, improve and balance your blood sugar, protect against cancer, and more. Protein - increases muscle mass and strength, strengthens your bones, boosts metabolism and increases fat burning, reduce cravings, and more. Lemon - we all already know the number one benefit of lemon which is vitamin C, moreover lemon is good for us as they reduce risk of heart disease, kidney stones, digestive issues, and cancer.
Pretty imprecise for one smoothie, no? ;) Here is what you need to make your delicious Berry Paradise Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie