Nutrition review: Post-run

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.



by Annie Rice

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SIS Rego Rapid Recovery 

Taste: 4

Texture: 3.5

Effect: 4

Ease to consume: 4

Comments: We tested the chocolate flavour, the benchmark flavour of recovery drinks and this is a good one. It's definitely chocolaty and strikes a decent balance between genuine and synthetic flavour that many powder drinks get wrong. It mixes well and is very drinkable, even when gulped down immediately after an intense circuits class. It's a soya based protein used in this, which may or not effect your choice depending on what your stance is in the whey V's soya debate. But if you're looking for a soya specific recovery drink, then this could well be your answer. 


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....or just have some normal food - like milk, or eggs, or fish.....


Posted: 23/07/2013 at 14:45

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!


Posted: 24/07/2013 at 09:20

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.


Posted: 24/07/2013 at 09:45

Wot Nick said.


Posted: 29/07/2013 at 12:45

Same here

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.


Posted: 29/07/2013 at 12:49

Even a peanut butter sandwich works as a post-run snack. No need for all this synthesized protein gunk. 


Posted: 30/07/2013 at 18:56

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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Posted: 31/07/2013 at 00:07

Carb* 


Posted: 31/07/2013 at 00:08

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