Overwhelmed by the endless choices of recovery shakes and bars? We've sampled and rated an array of products to help make your choices a little easier.
Multipower Power Layer Bar
Ease to consume: 4
Comments: Sticky, indulgent and delicious this has more the taste and texture of a chocolate bar as opposed to standard nutrition bars, with layers of chocolate, caramel, crispies and nuts. Each bar contains approximately 20g of protein and 24g of carbohydrates so can be consumed before or after training. At 240 calories and 8.1g of fat in a serving it is worth keeping an eye on your intake of these and perhaps saving them in the draw for those days when you're after a treat.
....or just have some normal food - like milk, or eggs, or fish.....
My missus has started doing bananna smoothies in the mornings, which happen to coincide with my runs. Soya milk, frozen bananas, honey, ground almonds and cinamon. Not a clue if it's good or not but it tastes nice and cools me down!
Mmmmm!!!!! Can I marry your wife.
Sounds great and I would say it is good for you.
I used to have a smoothy after a run, as I found before was to much before, thats unless you take the smoothy an hour or so before.
Feedback on this would be good.
Wot Nick said.
I just have a milk shake the ones beginning with fr I can't spell when I can, anything including mcdononds when I can't get hold of them.
Even a peanut butter sandwich works as a post-run snack. No need for all this synthesized protein gunk.
Pre run - a pint of or two of water! Normaly chomp a bit of homemade granola too YUM!
post run - a yazoo chocolate milkshake and a good solid meal of 50% card 50% protein
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