Yummy! Spring is starting to creep into the monotonous cycle of snow and cold, and what better way to celebrate than a refreshing smoothie to recover from a day of ballet? I like to drink one everyday after I get home, within 20-60 minutes after the all day workout that is being a professional ballet dancer. Respecting this window is prime because it allows your muscles to start the repair process while they are most ready to recieve fuel. I usually use some combination of coconut water, 100% fruit juice, chia seeds, and frozen fruit.
Why this is a recovery smoothie that rocks:
CHIA SEEDS have a high concentration of fibre, antioxidants, magnesium, and iron. In addition, they help with hydration, which is huge for athletes!
COCONUT WATER is chock full of electrolytes. Nature’s energy drink!
FRUIT AND REAL FRUIT JUICE You can use any combination of fruits and juices that you’d like. You really can’t go wrong! Take…
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