The Best Ingredients For Your Post-Workout Shake

FOOD  |  June 05, 2017
  • 1. Beets
    1 / 7 1. Beets

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    After an intense workout, beets can help to lower your blood pressure. Beetroot is rich in nitrates, which helps to improve your blood flow.

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  • 2. Chia seeds
    2 / 7 2. Chia seeds

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    These tiny seeds are packed with protein and carbohydrates. Add a dash of chia seeds to your smoothie to help with muscle recovery.

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  • 3. Kale
    3 / 7 3. Kale

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    Filled with antioxidants, Kale helps to prevent any inflammation after a workout. They have an almost unnoticeable taste when blended, so feel free to add them into your favourite smoothie.

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  • 4. Bananas
    4 / 7 4. Bananas

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    Bananas are a great source of potassium, which helps to promote muscle recovery. Plus, they’re a good source of energy!

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  • 5. Oranges
    5 / 7 5. Oranges

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    Besides a high level of vitamin C, oranges are packed with potassium too. Potassium helps to effectively restore your body’s fluids after working out.

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  • 6. Blueberries
    6 / 7 6. Blueberries

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    They may be small, but they sure pack a punch. Known for being rich in antioxidants, blueberries can help increase your rate of recovery after sweating it out.

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  • 7. Pineapples
    7 / 7 7. Pineapples

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    Add a hint of tropical to your smoothie with pineapples. Not only do they posses anti-inflammatory properties, they contain vitamin C which helps with muscle soreness too.

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