Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Athletes

Smoothies are amazing. They are not only delicious, fulfilling and refreshing, they are also helpful in recovering from muscle soreness and post workout tiredness. Smoothies very important for athletes.

They are quick and easy and can be made with literally everything in food. Fruits, vegetables, nuts etc. they are carbohydrate and protein enriched and provide minerals and vitamins too.

They help improve daily diet and support training, competitions and workouts. They are an excellent source of additional nutrients that a boxer can have to regain strength and fulfill nutritional goals. And since they are delicious, boxers are more likely to have fruits and veggies in a smoothie, rather than eating them

And since they are delicious, boxers are more likely to have fruits and veggies in a smoothie, rather than eating them on a plate.

Refueling is very important for boxers and smoothies are part of the nutritional diet plan of every fighter. They allow the body to start the recovery process sooner than usual after a workout.

Follow these most amazing smoothie recipes that will contribute to your boxer training regime.

Remember that you can always experiment with these to get the best of your smoothies.

The pre-training smoothie

What you need:
Yogurt
Banana
Mango
Peanut butter
Oats
Water and ice
Slice and dice everything, blend and enjoy.

The hello recovery one

This will help you recover by coming to provide aid to your muscles. This includes carbs for muscle recovery, a protein that will enhance muscle growth and antioxidants that would help reduce muscle soreness.

What you need:
Almonds
Milk
Kiwi
Peeled orange
Honey

Mix everything and pour it into a nice long glass and enjoy.

Banana Ginger Smoothie

It helps remedy nausea and other things like indigestion, heartburn etc.

What you need:
Banana
Yogurt
Vanilla essence
Grated ginger
Blend all and enjoy.

Blueberry Banana kale smoothie

Kale provides calcium and the blue berries provide antioxidants. Chia seeds in the smoothie help reduce inflammation.
What you need:
Almond milk
Kale leaves
Banana
Blueberries
Chia seeds

Turn the blender on full power and add ice for a fine crusher taste.

Coconut Almond Smoothie

It provides fiber and omega 3. Traces of protein are also packed in this delicious smoothie.
Almond milk
Apple
Banana
Oats
Flax seeds
Cinnamon
Coconut flakes

Mix all ingredients and enjoy it after a workout.

Greener the better

Recover your energy with this omega-III enriched fatty acids and iron. It helps improving brain function and body recovery.

What you need:
Almond milk
Banana
Blueberries
Spinach
Protein powder
Mint leaves

Cut the greens and mix them all in the blender. Use ice in summers and energize yourself.

The recovery smoothie

Packed with vitamins and minerals, this smoothie is the finest when it comes to muscle recovery and energy.

What you need:
Spinach
Turmeric powder
Ginger root
Banana
Lime
Blend until smooth and drink up.

Kale and apple mix

This is a low-calorie anti-oxidant smoothie and refreshes at the same time.

What you need:
Kale
Cucumber
Apple
Rib celery
Lemon juice
Honey

Blend until smooth.

Post-workout

Regain the strength you need with this protein and a micronutrient enriched smoothie.

What you need:
Plain yogurt
Mixed berries
Banana
Spinach or kale
Peanut butter
Honey (optional)

Mix well, blend and drink.

Love your liver

This smoothie is filled with electrolytes and antioxidants and helps the liver with healthy fats and protein.

What you need:

Coconut water
Avocados
Greens
Blueberries
Cocoa powder

Combine all ingredients and shake.

The five heroes

It is packed with fiber, protein, fats, and phytonutrients.

What you need:
Blueberries
Protein powder
Spinach or kale
Avocado
Almond milk

Combine all ingredients and enjoy.

The orange dream

This will not only make you feel fresh but will also help you in getting recovered from a hot day at the gym.

Orange
Fat-free yogurt
Orange juice
Vanilla extract
Ice
Mix all and shake till smooth.

Green tea, blueberry and banana delight

This smoothie is an excellent source of antioxidants.

What you need:

Water
Green tea bag
Honey
Blueberries
Banana
Soy milk

Microwave the tea bag with water and use that water to mix with all other ingredients and create the perfect smoothie.

Banana and peanut butter smoothie

Fats, protein, natural sugars and fiber this is one of the most amazing smoothies you’ll ever have.

Banana
Almond-milk blend
Almond butter
Ice

Combine everything and blend until smooth.

Fruity fun

This is a great smoothie to wake up to.

What you need:
Banana
Apricot
Low-fat yogurt
Lemonade
Club soda

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