4 Simple Smoothie Recipes to Combat Post Workout Fatigue

Workouts are a great way to help your body work properly, to help you build muscle, and to increase your energy. However, after some exercises, you can be left feeling tired and worn out.

Fruit Smoothies

While there are many ways to combat this fatigue after your workout, the most delicious way is by making smoothies. Made from fruit, vegetables, and greens, these smoothies can give you the energy to make it through the rest of your day even after a hard workout.

Before making any smoothies, you should begin considering investing in a blender that will handle vegetables and fruit as well as greens. Smoothies are a delicious and easy way to give you a jolt of energy.

Fruit Smoothies

Some of the best smoothies for post workout are fruit smoothies. These contain just the right amount of natural sugars along with other key vitamins and nutrients which are great for helping post workout. The perfect blend is the mix 15 or so grams of protein, which can be found in several fruits, with a few carbs and fat.

You can mix milk, yogurt, or protein powder with fruits to give your smoothie a delicious taste that is perfect for energy and recovery after that intense workout. Prevention Magazine online has an interesting article about post-workout smoothies.

Green Smoothies

Most people push green smoothies for those who want to get healthy. They are packed with nutrients, vitamins, and fiber for a healthy body and healthy body functions. These smoothies are easy to make and are extremely helpful with providing sustaining energy.

You can mix greens with vegetables, fruit, or both to create a delicious and unique smoothie for your personal taste. There are also a wide variety of greens to choose from for your smoothie as well. Kale, arugula, and dandelion are great things to mix with vegetables and fruit. Mix with pears, bananas, or water to create a smoothie packed with a punch of energy.

Vegetable Smoothies

Vegetable Smoothies

Vegetable smoothies are delicious and full of energy providing vitamins. These smoothies are just as simple to make as fruit or green smoothies. You don’t have to sacrifice taste to get energy because these smoothies are delicious as well.

You can try mixing carrots with greens or other vegetables to create a vegetable juice copy-cat. You can mix other things like milk or plain yogurt to make your smoothie creamier as well. Vegetables contain vitamins that provide prolonged energy for the remainder of your day.

Mixed Smoothies

While you can make smoothies with fruit only, vegetables only, and greens only, the best smoothies for post workouts are a combination of all of these ingredients. In fact, this process is when the fun begins to happen. By mixing different blends of greens, veggies, and fruits, you can create a fun and delicious smoothie great of energizing flavors.

If you want something both delicious and energized, you can mix the protein of yogurt and vegetables with the fiber of the greens and the sweet taste of the fruit. This combination can be changed according to your taste and specifications.

Mixed Smoothies

Let’s Get Your Smoothie On!

Workouts are intense, giving your body a push that often leaves you completely zapped of energy. It can be difficult to go throughout the rest of your day without the energy that you need.

You could drink an energy drink and have a crash later in the day, or you could opt for a better option. Luckily, smoothies are a great way to give your body back the energy that it has lost during your workout. Both a delicious and effective option, smoothies are quick and easy making them ideal for a post workout boost.

If you need an extra boost of energy after your workout, smoothies are a great option for you. They are also a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables, fruits, vitamins, and nutrients in one simple drink.

You can enjoy these tasty treats on your way to work or on your way back from the gym. Wherever you decide to enjoy smoothies, remember to make sure that the smoothies are both nutritious and delicious. Now, you can look forward to your post workout snack during your workout each day.

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