Savour Summer Smoothies to Reach Fitness Goals

Are you tired of drinking sodas and juices? Try cooling healthy smoothies this summer! A common question which is asked most often is that how one can keep oneself hydrated with healthy drink but good in taste. Is it possible to have healthy and tasty drink at the same time?

Are you tired of drinking sodas and juices? Try cooling healthy smoothies this summer!

A common question which is asked most often is that how one can keep oneself hydrated with healthy drink but good in taste. Is it possible to have healthy and tasty drink at the same time?

Yes it’s possible! You can make your breakfast healthy with smoothies. Here I am not talking about unhealthy (chocolate and any other flavoured) smoothies, I am talking about the healthy green smoothies of vegetables and fruits.

Good and enough nutrition should be part of everyone’s lifestyle.Nothing is as great as cool smoothies of fresh fruits and vegetables in the hot summers.There is no other option for those who are busy in the morning and cannot cook a meal.

No wonder! Smoothie is the great option. You can make a healthy breakfast for yourself within minutes. It is not a ‘time-stuck’ that would ruin your morning routine.

Remember one thing that a smoothie can only be healthy when it contains healthy ingredients. Make sure you are going to blend healthy ingredients that should make your smoothie “Amrit” or life-giving potion.

The process of making healthy smoothie is very easy as you can easily find the ingredients in the grocery store and other thing you need is blender.

Benefits of Smoothie

  1. Helps you in losing weight

If you want to lose weight then smoothie can be a powerful tool for this. Vitamins and nutrition rich smoothie can be a great substitute of other unhealthy drinks.

  1. Controls Craving

Craving is the main reason not to stick to the healthy diet regularly but it can be controlled by having healthy smoothies. Smoothie can help you to control over your stomach and as well as head’s hunger.

  1. Enhances Immunity

Smoothie loaded with great nutrition, green vegetables and fresh fruits help you not to get ill easily. It strengthens your immune system.

  1. Fuels your body

It’s necessary to fuel your body before workout. You cannot perform exercises without fueling your body with proper protein, nutrition, carbs and vitamins. If you want to lose weight without skip your meals then smoothie is the great option for fueling your body. It will stay your stomach full for a long time.

  1. Rich in Nutrition

Green vegetables like avocado, spinach, kale, cucumber, etc. are the powerhouse of nutrition and vitamins. These green leafs released nutrition after blending in a smoothie.

How your body performs? It all depends on what you feed your body both before workout and after workout. Here we are going to discuss why pre-workout and post-workout smoothies are required.

Pre-Workout Smoothie. Why it is required?

  • It is a proven fact that pre-workout smoothie, snacks, meals enhance your performance and boost your energy.
  • Somewhere we lack in taking proper amount of green vegetables and fruits in our diet but this proportion can be fulfilled by taking smoothie of fresh fruits and vegetables. It will complete your diet.
  • It will reduce the chances of injury and if any case you get injured while exercise then easily can recover. You can get adapted better to your workout routine. Provide amino acids that boost your muscle-building capabilities.
  • You can easily perform high-intensity workout by having pre-workout smoothie. It can fuel your body with vitamins, minerals that are important elements of any diet.

Post-Workout Smoothie. Why it is required?

  • Workout is not a one time or a one day activity. You need to hit the gym again and again to build up a physique and reach your fitness goals. But only workout is not enough!
  • Nutrition is a ‘must’ requirement in this whole process. So after doing workout, you need to take post-workout nutrition that isessential and is not an option! Remember this.
  • Repair, Replenish and Recover these are the three main objectives of post-workout nutrition. Your post-workout smoothie should contain both carbs and protein after your workout.
  • Post-workout meal, snacks, smoothie replenish your body’s glycogen store, build and repair muscles, reduce fatigue and muscles soreness.

Do you want to be a part of healthy smoothie game? If yes! Start with amazing healthy smoothie recipes of bodyandstrength.com

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Monika Chahar

Monika Chahar is a young journalist who has worked with media houses like Hindustan Times and Dainik Jagran group (special coverage of Jagran Film Festival). She has also develo.... Read More..

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