Recharge your muscles with this great tasting, post workout green smoothie!
Marzia Prince, the Healthinista and health/fitness expert you’ve come to rely on for the best information to reach your goals, is at the blender once again to whip up a smoothie you can use after a workout. Post workout nutrition is important. If you want those muscles to get all the protein they need, antioxidants to help speed repair, nourishing minerals, and even some simple sugars to help your body restore glycogen, Marzia has you covered with this green smoothie. The fact that it tastes amazing with creamy smoothie goodness is an absolute bonus!Post Workout Green Smoothie
- ½ cup spinach
- ½ cup kale
- 1 cucumber
- 1 apple
- 1 lemon
- 1 thumb width ginger root
- The juice from the above ingredients
- ½ frozen banana
- ½ cup frozen strawberries
- 1 tablespoon Supergreens natural
Start by making a green juice from spinach, kale, cucumber, apple, lemon, and ginger. That’s where some of the simple sugars come from, along with a ton of antioxidants, minerals, clean water, protein, and some potent anti-inflammatories. Pour this into the blender and add to it some fresh spinach, kale, fresh banana, frozen banana, and frozen berries. Sprinkle in some natural flavor Sunwarrior Supergreens and blend away. You can add an extra boost of protein to replenish those muscles you’ve been working hard with Classic Plus or Warrior Blend too. Smooth, creamy, green, delicious, and nutritious, this smoothie has everything your body craves after hitting the gym hard. You definitely want to try this little refreshing pick-me-up to revitalize those muscles and recharge!
For more information on what to eat before and after hitting the gym, check out this article on work out nutrition!