Energizing after-gym smoothies to get over your post-workout fatigue

Energizing after-gym smoothies to get over your post-workout fatigue

Did you know that smoothies rich in fiber, protein, and antioxidants are the best way to recuperate after an intense training session? Not only do they help you maintain the correct level of hydration, but they also help avoid muscular injury and increase endurance in your next workout. We'll tell you how to prepare your smoothies in less than a minute and let you know which ingredients are most recommended for your athletic endeavors!
All of them have their fill of fruits, protein, and grains. That’s why, if you're someone who rushes to work directly from the gym, they might become your best option for breakfast at the office.
PINEAPPLE AND BANANA SMOOTHIE
This smoothie is healthy, light, and full of vitamins. It's perfect at any time of the day, even if you are someone who works out in the evening and is afraid to include fruit in your diet at night (because they say it makes you gain weight, which couldn't be further from the truth). Plus, it can be the perfect snack for little ones, and it's suitable for those who are lactose intolerant, as well as for vegans and vegetarians.
INGREDIENTS
2 bananas
7 oz of fresh pineapple
3/4 cup almond milk
1 tsp ground cinnamon
PREPARATION
Add all of the ingredients in a blender and blend well until reaching the desired consistency. If you prefer a smoothie with a thinner consistency or that is colder, add ice cubes.
Nutritional info per portion:
Calories: 208 Carbohydrates: 52g Sugars from carbohydrates: 42g Fiber: 2g
MANGOJI
Orange-colored vegetables are rich in carotenoids which repair cellular damage and mend muscles after exercise. Coconut water helps to restore the balance of electrolytes that are lost during perspiration, and as a bonus, the top model Valentina Zelyaeva adds Goji berries and strawberries to deliver antioxidants and a sweeter taste.
INGREDIENTS
1 frozen mango
1 handful of strawberries
1/2 cup of baby carrots (or two regular-sized)
1/2 cup coconut water
1/4 cup orange juice
1 cup Goji berries (soaked for 30 mins beforehand)
1/2 cup yogurt
A dash of cinnamon
PREPARATION
Add all of the ingredients in a blender and blend well until reaching the desired consistency. If you prefer a smoothie with a thinner consistency or that is colder, add ice cubes.
Nutritional info:
Portion size: 1 bottle Calories: 130 Carbohydrates: 23g Fat: 2g Protein: 5g
CHERRY BOMB
Cherries repair muscular damage, alleviate pain, and thanks to their high melatonin content, help you rest and fall asleep. In addition, turmeric possesses anti-inflammatory properties, and chia seeds provide energy, fiber, and regulate blood sugar levels.
INGREDIENTS
1 cup of cherries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 package of fresh tofu
2 slices of ginger
A dash of turmeric
1 tsp chia seeds
2 tsp honey
1 cup of green tea or diluted cherry juice
PREPARATION
Add all of the ingredients in a blender and blend well until reaching the desired consistency. If you prefer a smoothie with a thinner consistency or that is colder, add ice cubes.
Nutritional Info:
Portion size: 35g Calories: 161  Carbohydrates: 10g Fat: 10g  Protein: 3g 
MEDITERRANEAN SMOOTHIE BOWL
One of the healthiest, most delicious and most satisfying breakfasts is often a smoothie bowl, made with a base of yogurt or milk, and which gives us needed protein, fruits, and nuts. It's a sweet combination that will fill you with energy and that you'll enjoy with every spoonful.
INGREDIENTS
For the base
1 cup of milk
1 container of natural yogurt
1 1/2 peaches
1/2 banana
For the topping
1/2 peach, chopped
1 fig
1/8 cup cereal like Cornflakes
1/4 cup walnuts
PREPARATION
In the blender, mix all of the base ingredients to create a creamy smoothie. Pour the mixture into a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients to create the topping. It's best if everything is chopped well.
Nutritional Info:
Calories: 496 Carbohydrates: 61.3g Fat: 19.9g Fiber: 8.2g Protein:17.9g