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.
PHD Recovery 2:1
Ease to consume: 3
Comments: Everything about the Phd Recovery - 2:1 is positive, the blend of ingredients (2:1 instead of the standard 3:1 ratio), the effect and results, the way it mixes, all of it, apart from the taste. Avoid the lemon barley flavour that we tested, it's incredibly sweet and makes it very difficult to drink.
That aside, the only other comment is that it's got creatine in it, which depending on your training habits might make a difference in choosing it.
....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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