6 Key Nutrients for Optimal Recovery

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Consistent optimal recovery will make a difference in your training and overall sense of wellbeing as an athlete. Don't skip it. Instead plan ahead and have a great recovery snack waiting for you when you return after a run, ride, hike or climb. Try this simple and effective smoothie that combines all six recovery ingredients.

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Optimal Recovery Smoothie Recipe


  • 1 cup berries
  • 1 cup organic plain yogurt or 1 scoop protein powder
  • 5 grams L-glutamine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger or 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon organic honey
  • Water and ice as needed for desired consistency

Place all ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth.

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