Post work out smoothie

Following a heavy workout muscles become depleted in glycogen (storage form of carbohydrate). Restoration of muscle glycogen stores after depletion is essential for the recovery and building muscular strength.  This shake provides the optimal recovery following any tough bro sesh!

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300ml hazelnut milk or water

3-4 ice cubes

1-2 scoops vanilla whey protein

1 banana

1 teaspoon cocoa powder

1 teaspoon almond butter


Throw all ingredients into a blender until smooth!


Top tip: Consume within an hour of a work out to deliver protein to muscle fibres!

Published by Dr Chris George

NHS doctor working in General Practice.

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