post-workout smoothies

No workout is complete without a post-workout smoothie, is what we always say. In fact, your body needs the wholesome goodness of fresh fruit and antioxidants in order to recover faster and maintain your health to keep you in the gym for longer. Knowing full-well that boxing takes it out of you, you’re going to need some help after the fact.

When looking for weight-loss tips and healthy recipes, don’t forget to add the following 5 post-workout smoothie recipes to the list:

Berry Blend

post-workout smoothies

What you’ll need:

  • 1½ cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup ice cubes

How to make:

  • It’s easy! All you need to do is blend all the ingredients together and enjoy.
  • Mix in organic Kale Powder for extra calcium

 

  • Serves: 1
  • Contains: 162.5 calories

 

Yogi Berry

post-workout smoothies

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • ½ cup low-fat yogurt
  • ½ cup orange juice

How to make:

  • Blend the berries, yogurt, and orange juice together for 30-second until smooth. Enjoy!

 

  • Serves: 1
  • Contains: 185 calories

 

Mango Mohito (virgin)

post-workout smoothies

What you’ll need:

  • 1 can pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced
  • Crushed ice

How to make:

  • Blend together the pineapple, mango, frozen yogurt, and banana.
  • Blend in the ice together with the mixture.
  • Enjoy!

 

  • Serves: 2
  • Contains: 251 calories

 

Vanilla Peach

post-workout smoothies

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 Tbsp low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup frozen peaches
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ⅛ tsp powdered ginger
  • 2 tsp whey protein powder (such as Source Organic Whey Protein)
  • 3 ice cubes

How to make:

  • Blend together the yogurt, juice, milk, and whey powder.
  • Add the fruit, followed shortly by the ice cubes.
  • Enjoy!

 

  • Serves: 2
  • Contains: 150 calories

 

Purple Green Tea

post-workout smoothies

What you’ll need:

  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ banana
  • ¾ cup vanilla soy milk

How to make:

  • Add the green tea bag to a bowl of hot water and allow to brew, adding honey for taste.
  • Blend banana, berries, and milk.
  • Add the tea mixture to the blender and throw in a few ice blocks.

 

  • Serves: 1
  • Contains: 269 calories

Remember, no workout is complete without adding a reward at the end of your sweat session. Make it worth your while by incorporating the above-mentioned healthy recipe smoothies to your post-workout plan.

Related: Boxing Nutrition: What You Should Be Eating

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