My recovery drinks

Lot of friends have always asked me about Protein shakes, and drinks that I use. To be honest, I have never ever used a Protein shake from the market. There is one that I bought recently, only after reading about the natural ingredients in it, and I seldom use it. Continue reading

Post Ride Coffee drink- Great Idea !!

Great Idea

A great Idea striked me while cooling down post training ride. I hadn’t taken any energy gels throughout the ride. The ride was a little chilly and windy on the way back. Continue reading

Core Power – Protein shake

Each of us have our own go to recovery food or drinks post workout. Most of us also keep experimenting with the recovery drinks.

I figured out that milk is the best recovery drink. Add chocolate to it, and it tastes best. The natural protein found in Milk, the natural fat, gives you good calorie intake, and protein for muscle building.  Continue reading

What is Paleo and What is not ?

From Wikipedia

The paleolithic diet (abbreviated paleo diet or paleodiet), also popularly referred to as the caveman dietStone Age diet and hunter-gatherer diet, is a modern nutritional plan based on the presumed ancient diet of wild plants and animals that various hominid species habitually consumed during thePaleolithic era—a period of about 2.5 million years which ended around 10,000 years ago with the development of agriculture and grain-based diets. In common usage, the term “paleolithic diet” can also refer to actual ancestral human diets

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Anti-Inflamatory smoothie – Muscle Recovery Drink

What you need ??

  1. turmeric – (1.5 tablespoon) natural anti-Inflamatory and muscle reliever and used for bone strengthening.
  2. Hemp seeds powder – (2 spoons) works as protein powder. You can get it in Whole Foods.
  3. Chia and Sunflower seeds (1.5 spoons each)
  4. berries (handful)
  5. small watermelon (1/4 size)
  6. almond milk or regular non-fat milk (Half a cup)
  7. non fat Greek yogurt (3 big spoons)
  8. bananaoptional

Put all of these in a mixer. Add 1.5 tablespoon of turmeric.
For taste you may also add Mint leaves.

My general steps :

First, I usually grind the watermelon and berries with yogurt.
And then add half a cup milk to it, along with everything else.

I don’t have a measurement, but usually end up making more than a glass, sometimes two, with the above approx measurements. And I enjoy it.

Great for healing muscle spasm, internal inflammation, muscle relaxation, and strong bones.

Have a happy recovery!!