My Post-Workout Shake: A Pro Triathlete Shares Her Favorite Recipe
As a professional triathlete for the past decade, I've spent a lot of time tinkering with my diet. I've found that a shake with fruit and veggies is a daily must. If I don't get a nutrient blast in my day, I end up filling the gap with a bunch of junk later. So after my first workout, I make a blender-ful of green goodness and drink this throughout the day. It's an easy way to get in the calories and nutrients I need after each training session, before my full meals.
And it's very easy to make! Here's what you need:
- Half a bag of spinach or head of romaine
- 1 large carrot (or handful of baby carrots)
- 1 cup of frozen mixed berries
- 2 frozen bananas
- 1 scoop protein powder (I like berry flavor)
- 1 scoop Tropical Tango Vega Energizing Smoothie
- Cold water
Blend, and enjoy!
There are few athletes who enjoy training and competing as much as Ironman champion and 60 -time ironman-finisher Hillary Biscay. Hillary's peers, some of the toughest athletes in the world, will even admit that Hillary eats better, trains harder, and takes care of her body like no one else. Hillary loves, in her own words — "a smashfest" — an intense training day where she tests herself physically and mentally to new limits. She is the Co-Founder of SMASH (www.SmashfestQueen.com), a women's multisport apparel company, and blogs at www.HillaryBiscay.com.