Juices are essential as a pre and post work out snack. Most people would think in order to make a good healthy juice, an expensive equipment such as a juice extractor is needed. There is a bit of truth in that but not really. All you’re going to need is a simple blender. Using a blender makes life easier especially when it comes to washing up afterwards. Plus it only takes a few minutes to prepare.
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As an added benefit, the juices made by a blender would provide a more filling and fiber filled snack for the consumer. This is in comparison to those juices made by a juice extractor.
1. The Red Berry
This juice takes only 10 minutes to prepare and the ingredients are enough for a single person. The ingredients for this juice are as follows:
- ½ apple
- ½ cup of berries
- 1 stalk of celery
- ½ banana either frozen or fresh
The preparation is simple just blend all ingredients together and make sure to add some water. This simple recipe provides the person with antioxidants as well as proteins potassium and sodium. This drink is great after a workout because it will help the user replenish lost electrolytes.
2. The Beeter
This only takes 10 minute to prepare and it will provide the user with a variety of benefits. This drink will help provide vitamins and minerals that will help detoxify the #body, improve circulation and help prevent the risks of getting some forms of cancer such as prostate cancer. The ingredients for this amazing juice are as follows:
- 2 leaves from a beet
- ½ peeled beet root
- ½ pink grapefruit that has been juiced
- 1 scrubbed carrot, make sure they are cut into smaller pieces
- 1 inch ginger that has been peeled
- A handful of dark leafy greens
- One and a half cups of filtered water
The next thing to do would be to have all these ingredients blended together. It is great as a post work out snack because it helps reduce inflammation as well as build endurance and stamina.
3. The Booster
It is named this way because it helps boost the body’s metabolism. It is easy to prepare and takes only 10 minutes. The ingredients are enough for only one serving but feel free to add more if more people would desire the same juice. The ingredients are as follows:
- ½ juiced grape fruit
- ½ cup of green tea (cold)
- ½ cup of blueberries
Like all the other ingredients, all that the user should do is blend these together until they are smooth. This is a juice for those looking to provide energy for their body. It will help supercharge their workouts and it also provides an added benefit of being an antioxidant.
4. The Cleanser
It takes a few minutes to prepare and the ingredients are good enough to serve one person. The ingredients are as follows:
- 1 to a ½ cup of water or green tea depending on your preference
- 1 cup of spinach
- ½ bunch of parsley
- 1 cup of pineapple
- 1 chopped stalk of celery
The ingredients should be blended together until they are smooth. This juice will provide the user with anti-inflammatory properties that will help in the digestion process. It also relaxes stiff muscles, lowers cholesterol and boosts the immune system with its combination of vitamins and minerals. This juice is good for both pre and post work outs.
5. The Game Changer
Like all the other recipes, it doesn’t take long to prepare this one. The materials needed to prepare this are as follows:
- 1 cup of pineapple
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 cup of mango either frozen or fresh depending on what you prefer
- 2 cups of spinach or dark leafy greens depending on preference
- One and a half cups of water, coconut water or almond milk, make a pick
All the ingredients should be blended together until they are smooth. This juice helps the user decide what they want depending on their taste. This is because of the variety of ingredients that can be used. It’s good to use it as a snack before and after a workout. The juice will provide long term energy as well as act like an anti-oxidant. Apart from that it can help lower blood pressure, cholesterol and keep the immune system healthy.