We all have our favorite routines and running recovery strategies, but I think you’ll agree none taste better than this one. After running, our bodies crave protein and carbohydrates. In fact, protein increases the rate of muscle-building if taken immediately after a run. So, don’t miss out on an opportunity to get the most out of your training.

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Here’s how I feed my muscles and jump on the road to recovery using fresh ingredients that boost recovery, reduce inflammation, and ward off injury. Each piece of this delicious puzzle is a running super food.

runners recovery smoothie

The Runner’s Recovery Smoothie

1 banana

1 scoop whey protein powder

3/4 cup frozen whole tart cherries

1/2 cup vanilla almond milk

Combine and blend. Enjoy!

runners recovery smoothie