By Liz Applegate, Ph.D. on
These antioxidant-rich drinks will warm up your cooldown.
1/ Mexican-style hot chocolate
Bittersweet chocolate has polyphenols, which, when routinely consumed, can help boost blood flow and improve running performance. The heat from cayenne pepper may also rev up your metabolism. Post-run, the protein and carbs in milk will help your muscles recover.
Mix 250ml milk, 30g chopped 70 percent chocolate, ...