Muscle Smoothie Drink Recipe
- 1/2 cup Strawberries 80kcal
- 1 peeled and sliced Banana 80
- Handful Raspberries
- 4 Ice cubes
- 1/2 Cup plain Yoghurt ,90kcal
- 2 Tables Spoons honey, 120Kcal
- 150 ml milk (normal or soya), 78kcal
Strawberries are lower in calories than any other fruit and have a high in fiber content. Nutritionally strawberries have a good carbohydrate content making them a ideal choice for energy and strengthen muscles.
Yogurt is ideal for muscular growth
“yogurt is an ideal combination of protein and carbohydrates for exercise recovery and muscle growth,” says Doug Kalman, R.D, director of nutrition at Miami Research Associates.
How to make a smoothie
First the most important piece of equipment before making any smoothie is smoothie maker, hand or food blender.
Most smoothies are easy to make, all you do is place all the ingredients into a jug and blend.
The hardest process of smoothie making are getting the measurements right. If you don’t get the right balance between fruit and fluid you can end up with thick paste or milky flavoured fruit drink.
Why smoothies are so good
The reason why smoothies are so good for us, mostly because deliver the nutrients faster to your muscles than any other food. A smoothie is great choice for breakfast as it helps your body kick start into the day.
A smoothie will help keep and lock away all the effort from training session. After ever session it’s vital that you replenish your body with fuel ! Activating anabolism and rehydrate the body are the most important steps for post workout, do this by drinking a smoothie within 30 minutes of session completion.
Remember to build muscle and maintain strength you need protein intake, it’s essential to drink directly after your workout as this will help replenish the muscles worked. Starting regeneration process with a smoothie is the fastest post training recovery method.