Smoothie Recipes for Post-Exercise Recovery
September 2nd, 2012

By Matthew Kadey

As a runner, you should never take your post-run nourishment lightly. It’s the key to proper recovery and better performance. But when you return home tired with a lion-sized appetite, it might be more tempting to call for pizza instead of putting together a meal from scratch. Enter the smoothie. With the right ingredients, a smoothie can deliver carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants - all necessary for optimal exercise recovery. Best of all, they’re ready in mins with little fuss or clean-up. They can be fresh and zesty, smooth and creamy or rich and decadent in a rainbow of colours. A well thought out smoothie can be much more than just milk, banana and some protein powder. Whirl up any of these combinations and you’ll have all of the inspiration you need to go workout.

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