Sometimes slower really is better. While you might be familiar with HIIT (high intensity interval training), there’s a less intense version getting attention these days in the fitness world and outshining those sweaty, intense sessions. LIIT (low intensity interval training) is less vigorous workout than HIIT that still has intervals of exertion and rest. For […]
This juice is the perfect way to energize before your long (or even short) run. Beets are shown to help your body better use oxygen, meaning that it takes less effort to keep the same pace. Natural compounds in beets like nitrate are also demonstrating they can help lower blood pressure. Peak levels of beet’s performance boosting nutrients happen around 2-3 hours after drinking. So, wake up with this refreshing juice then tie your shoes to hit the road and train.
If drinking the same juice over and over again is getting boring, try switching it up by adding even more nutrients to your glass. This morning I was in the mood for a filling breakfast. I had a leftover juice in the fridge from making a large batch yesterday so I decided to add in my favorite produce of all time, avocado, and one of my favorite superfoods, chia seeds!
There are so many different things you can do with fruits and veggies – saute, roast, boil, steam, eat raw – and even if you don’t get to make a recipe you originally planned during the week, it’s no problem because there’s always a plan B with them so they don’t have to go to waste. And that’s juicing! Enjoy this replenishing and electrolyte-rich juice after your next sweat session.
I love to drink this smoothie after a workout! It acts as a balanced snack, meal or recovery shake because it’s loaded with protein and carbohydrates and is a great way to re-hydrate. This smoothie is packed with healthy and hydrating electrolytes and plant-based protein for muscle recovery. Hydration is important and it’s easy to miss out on the benefits of electrolytes by only drinking water. Serve and enjoy this smoothie cold for the best taste. Get the recipe.