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The Best Post-Workout Smoothie To Speed Recovery

Written by Shelby Torrese

Consistent exercise can take a toll on your body without the proper recovery drink! This post-workout smoothie has everything you need to replenish your muscles after a tough workout!

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Consistent exercise can take a toll on your body without the proper recovery drink! This post-workout smoothie has everything you need to replenish your muscles after a tough workout!

Knowing how to properly fuel your body after a workout can significantly help or hinder the impact of your sweat sesh. If you feel like the effort is there but the results aren’t, it might be time to take a look at how you’re recharging. Specifically, what you’re recharging with.

Our post-workout smoothie recipe provides everything the body needs to replenish itself. By including carbs, protein and BCAA’s (branch-chain amino acids) this post-workout shake will help to repair all of the microdamage that exercising causes to muscles. It’s a win-win, too, because it’s nutritiously packed with whole foods and so, so tasty!

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3 Benefits Of Drinking A Post- Workout Smoothie

 

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How To Speed Recovery After A Workout


Not all post-workout shakes are created equally, and they shouldn’t be! The way you recover and re-fuel should depend on the type of workout completed. Luckily for us, SkinnyFit has a variety of products that fit the bill for just about every style of training. Between our Repair & Recover supplement and Super Youth, you get all the nutrients necessary to get the results you want without sacrificing a healthy recovery process.

After cardio: Carbs, BCAAs

 

After weights: Protein, BCAAs

 

For weight loss: Carbs, protein, soluble fiber, BCAAs

 

RELATED: What To Eat Before & After A Workout (How To Use Food As Fuel)

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Post-Workout Smoothie Recipe

Consistent exercise can take a toll on your body without the proper recovery drink! This post-workout smoothie has everything you need to replenish your muscles after a tough workout!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: -
Total Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: 1 smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop SkinnyFit Repair & Recover
  • 1 scoop SkinnyFit Super Youth, unflavored
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 1 banana (frozen)
  • ¼ cup oatmeal
  • 2-3 tbsp unsweetened Greek yogurt (for thickness)
  • Almond milk as needed
  • 1/2 cup ice

Steps

  1. Starting with the Greek yogurt, pour all ingredients into a blender and blend.
  2. Add almond milk as needed or until you’ve reached your desired consistency.

About The Author

Shelby Torrese

Nutrition, Movement & Meditation Coach

Shelby Torrese is a wellness enthusiast (and matcha fanatic!) from Miami, FL. She attributes her love of movement to her mom, a personal trainer, and her love of food to her dad, a farmer. She studied creative writing in college while getting her yoga certification, and went on to pursue fitness and nutrition in grad school. Her go-to advice is, “Balance,” and she is a firm believer that the ocean can cure just about everything.

  • Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher
  • NASM Certified Nutrition Coach
  • M.S. in Human Performance

 

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