A Green Smoothie Recipe To Try Before Your Next Workout

Whip up this smoothie before your next sweat session.

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Sport Smoothies from author Fern Green starts with a quick intro about how to fuel your body for sport, and then immediately dives into 65 recipes—broken out by pre-workout, post-workout/recovery, muscle building, and carb-loading.

The Green Up recipe below is ideal as a pre-workout snack. Enjoy, and then pick up the book (just in time for summer!) for $16 at Velopress.com.

Green Up

Serves: 1
Preparation: 5 minutes

You Need

green smoothie

1 cup cantaloupe, cut into chunks • 5 mint leaves • 2 handfuls of baby spinach • 1/2 cucumber, cut into chunks • 1/4 cup fresh apple juice • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt

Cantaloupe is a great source of potassium and B vitamins.

H = Hydrating
V = Vitamin boosting
B = Brain boosting

Place all the ingredients in a blender with 1 cup water and blend until smooth.

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