Why Bother With Protein Recovery Drinks
After workouts there’s always a need to recover properly. Should you bother with protein recovery drink?
I’m not an expert but I found one interesting take on recovery drinks from a health professional.
Read what she has to share and then watch the protein recovery drink video below;
Post-exercise nutrition can improve the quality and the rate of recovery after a bout of serious exercise, such as a one hour swimming practice, a weight training session, or a longer run. Signs of poor recovery include fatigue, poor workouts, prolonged muscle soreness, lack of increased strength, and lack of increased muscle mass. Research has shown that nutrition ingested right after working out, and up to two hours later can drastically improve one’s recovery time. Read Full Article here…
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There’s many choices for recovery drinks in the market. One popular brand is always on TV during sports commercial breaks. ‘Guessed it right…
I try not to drink the same thing all the time and so I mix it up a little. Some days I will grab a ready pack – one that already have the protein to carbohydrate ratio, and just add water.
Other times I will make one protein recovery drink just like the one shown on the video. The ingredients are as follow:
1 – serving scoop of protein powder. (here’s my -> choice’s link)
4-6 frozen strawberries. Found at the frozen section of grocery stores.
1 – fully ripe banana.
1-2 teaspoon of brown sugar or a sweetener of your choice
(I used Light Agave Nectar Syrup)
1 – cup of cranberry juice. You can use any juice you desire. Orange juice is great.
1/2 – teaspoon of vanilla (optional)
I bought an easy to use portable blender.
It comes handy and ready for work if I want a protein recovery drink anywhere.
There you go, try one and enjoy a Refreshing Protein Recovery Shake In Under 3 Minutes!