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5 recovery smoothies to refuel sore muscles

If post-workout shakes are a staple part of your fitness routine, you’re going to want in on these 5 smoothies that will take your post-workout recovery to the next level. 

Made with all whole and nutrient-dense ingredients, these recipes will help refuel tired muscles and nourish your body with exactly what it needs after fitness training. All of the recipes are super easy and can be made on the move with a portable blender (like this one from Smoovii) as well!   

5 smoothies to refuel sore muscles - recovery smoothies

1. Muscle Recovery Bliss Smoothie
Your new post-workout go-to smoothie to help refuel tired muscles.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries 
  • ½ avocado 
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey 
  • 1 scoop protein of your choice

Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to your portable blender, and blend until smooth. 
  2. Enjoy!

5 smoothies to refuel sore muscles - recovery smoothies

2. Post-Training Anti-Fatigue Shake
Training have you fatigued? Refuel and nourish your body with this energy-boosting shake.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds 
  • 1 Tbsp. MCT oil 
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey 
  • 1 scoop of protein of your choice

Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to your portable blender, and blend until smooth. 
  2. Enjoy!

5 smoothies to refuel sore muscles - recovery smoothies

3. Anti-inflammatory Blueberry Smoothie
Combat any inflammation caused to your muscles and joints from fitness training with this superfood smoothie.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 cup blackberries 
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds 
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 
  • 1 scoop protein of your choice

Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to your portable blender, and blend until smooth. 
  2. Enjoy! 

5 smoothies to refuel sore muscles - recovery smoothies

 4. Orange Creamsicle Muscle Supporting Smoothie
Let this orange creamsicle smoothie hit the spot after an intense workout.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk 
  • ½ cup full-fat unsweetened Greek yogurt 
  • 1 orange, sliced 
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey 

Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to your portable blender, and blend until smooth. 
  2. Enjoy!

5 smoothies to refuel sore muscles - recovery smoothies

5. Protein-Boosting Strawberries & Cream Smoothie
Give your muscles what they need to recover with this protein-boosting strawberry shake.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk 
  • ½ cup full-fat unsweetened Greek yogurt 
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries 
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 scoop protein of your choice

Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to your portable blender, and blend until smooth. 
  2. Enjoy!