We can relate to your post-workout craving for a chocolate bar or a peanut butter drink. Most of us want to eat something sweet and delicious after working out because we are obviously hungry but also because we feel like we deserve it for working out so hard.
Here is a list of 5 drinks that are rich in nutrition and replenish lost energy to help us work out more effectively:
1) Cycling or a lengthy run for exercise
Drink this protein smoothie with coffee, bananas, and chocolate. Blend one-half of a frozen banana, three-quarters of a cup of almond milk, one-fourth of a cup of iced coffee, one scoop of chocolate protein, and ice to create a supercharged smoothie that can help keep your metabolism running for a little while longer.
2) Dance, aerobics, or yoga as exercises
Drink: Rehydrate by mixing two cups of watermelon, a half-grapefruit, and stevia to taste. Grapefruit curbs your hunger, stevia offers a touch of sweetness to assist offset the bitterness, and watermelon moisturizes your body.
3) Fitness: Kickboxing
Drink a protein smoothie with bananas, almond butter, and chocolate. Give your muscles the benefits of a banana (carb), almond butter (a healthy fat that also supports cellular function and energy), and chocolate protein for muscle repair and a more focused workout after you’ve downed some water.
4) Exercise: Any inside activity
Drink up: Blend coconut water, peaches, and crushed lychees into a drink. You get an immediate boost from lychees, while coconut water keeps you hydrated. a beverage you could consume whenever you lack energy!
5) Workout: lifting weights
Drink this drink made with oranges, almonds, sweet potatoes, and apples, which is high in protein and potassium. Almonds’ protein aids in muscle growth and repair, and their potassium balances your body’s electrolytes and fluids.