So what is the best food to re-fuel?
You’ve sweated out all the toxins and now you are STARVING!
Whichever physical activity you enjoy, these key nutrients will help your body recover after your workout.
We are also going to share recipes to get these nutrients into your diet.
After intense training your body naturally enters a catabolic (muscle breakdown) phase.
To aid recovery, eat protein five to fifteen minutes after working out.
Good sources include Plant Protein, Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds and Spirulina.
5 Chia Pudding flavours (Click Here)
7 Plant-based protein smoothies (Click Here)
This alkaline mineral is easily lost through sweating. It is required for hundreds of metabolic actions throughout the body. It plays a key role in muscle and nerve control so if you’re prone to aches or stiffness, this nutrient is essential.
Magnesium rich foods include dark leafy greens – kale, spinach, parsley – as well as cacao, which are all great smoothie additions.
Check out our Cacao powder HERE (We also have cacao nibs, paste & butter.)
Banana Cacao Bread (Click Here)
Carbs are needed to replenish glycogen, which is depleted after heavy training.
If you have returned from a morning workout and don’t feel desperately hungry, then a smoothie or juice might be enough to last until a mid morning snack. But if you’ve trained like a Trojan, go for something more sustaining like gluten free oats.
Cacao & Peanut Butter Porridge (Click Here)
-We recommend adding a scoop of your favourite plant protein & topping with cacao nibs to get all of the key post workout nutrients-
Be organised. To ensure that these key nutrients get added to your diet & avoid binging after a workout & PREPARE.
Prep, prep & PREP.
If you organise your meals so that it is ready to go as soon as your done your workout, you will love your past self for preparing it & optimize nutrition!
- Chia Seeds
- Cacao Nibs, Powder, Paste & Butter.
- Plant Proteins
(In Vanilla & Berry Flavours)
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