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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.

  • Protein
  • Magnesium
  • Carbohydrates

We are also going to share recipes to get these nutrients into your diet.

 

Protein

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.

 

Recipes

5 Chia Pudding flavours (Click Here)

7 Plant-based protein smoothies (Click Here)

 

 

Magnesium

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.)

Recipes

Banana Cacao Bread (Click Here)

 

 

Carbohydrates

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.


Recipe

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-

 

 

Top Tip

-Meal Prepping-

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!

 

Our Products

  • Chia Seeds
  • Cacao Nibs, Powder, Paste & Butter.
  • Plant Proteins
    -Rice
    -Pea
    -Hemp
    (In Vanilla & Berry Flavours)

 

Because we <3 you guys, when you buy three or more products you get 10% off!

 

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