8 Miles and 4 Post Run Smoothies for Running Recovery.

8 miles before 8 am with my early bird running crew this morning. We threw in a few speedy strides for good measure. This morning was perfect shorts/tank top weather…60s with a light breeze. It’s truly starting to feel like spring around here.

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So my favorite thing to do post run is to grab an ice cold smoothie. Not only are they so simple to make, if you have a personal size/travel blender you can literally take it and go. It’s a win win situation.

Here are some of my favorite smoothies for running recovery!

1. Spinach, almond milk, & banana. I like to call it the ‘green goddess’. Typically I will use Almond Breeze unsweetened vanilla for this one. Plus…according to Runner’s Word spinach boosts strength & running performance so I am all in.

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2. The ‘runner’s pina colada’. This one is great, preferably if you can sip it while you kick back in a hammock. Frozen pineapples, coconut milk, bananas & a little bit of vanilla protein. Awesome.

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3. Kale and strawberry. Kale is also another great superfood/power leafy green and combined with strawberries it’s perfection.

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4. Blueberry pineapple passion. Blueberries are a great antioxidant fix and I love the blend with pineapples, banana and milk of your choice. I prefer this one with coconut almond milk.

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What are some of your favorite post workout smoothie concoctions?

13 thoughts on “8 Miles and 4 Post Run Smoothies for Running Recovery.

  1. Yum! I love me some smoothies!
    My latest favs are
    1. power greens, almond milk, raspberries and a scoop of my fav vanilla protein powder
    2. power greens, banana, almond milk, PB2 and vanilla protein powder!

    I will have to try that pina colada one! Looks fantastic!

  2. Those look delicious… 🙂 I love the acai bowls because it makes me feel like I am eating something too. I usually drink a protein shake in the mornings but I need to try the pina colada one for sure 🙂

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