A combination of complex carbohydrates along with a protein source is the ideal pre-workout meal combination. Complex carbohydrate provides a slow release of energy that’s why it helps provide glucose to your muscles during the entire workout process. Proteins will help you in anabolic response for muscle growth.
In this recipe, the combination of greens and fruit delivers the nutrients you need to keep you fueled for a big workout, the protein powder provides the essential amino needed by the muscle.
- 1 cup fresh spinach
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup frozen chopped pineapple
- 1/2 banana
- 1 scoop Whey protein powder
- Blend the spinach, pineapple, banana, and water until smooth.
- Add the protein powder and blend again.
Nutrition Information –
Serving size – 300 ml
Calories – 246
Carbohydrates – 30g
Protein – 27g
Fats – 2g
Have this pre-workout smoothie 45 minutes to an hour before your workout. Fuel your body while you get that heart rate up with this satisfying, nutrient-rich pre-workout smoothie.