To fuel your body while you get that heart rate up, we suggest some interesting nutrient-rich Raw Pre-Workout Smoothies. The recipes are packed with healthy fats and carbs to energise your mind and body.
The combination of greens and fruit delivers the nutrients you need to keep you fuelled for a long run or a big workout.
3 Best Raw Pre-Workout Smoothies
1. Kale, Banana & Oats Smoothie
Bananas are packed with tryptophan, which your body converts to serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical the body creates that sends us happy vibes. Bananas are loaded with carbohydrates that help energize your body, and you can see why they are used in so many smoothie recipes.
- 1 cup fresh Kale
- ½ cup coconut water
- ½ cup water
- 1 cup pineapple
- one Banana
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1/2 soaked Oats
- 1/2 tablespoon of spirulina (optional)
- Blend the kale, coconut water and water until smooth.
- Add the pineapple, oats, banana and coconut oil, and blend again.
2. Berry Pre-Workout Smoothie
The flaxseed in this recipe is offering so many benefits! Also, in particular, Flaxseed is an amazing source of plant-based omega 3 fatty acids. It is also a very good source of protein, vitamins and minerals.
- 1 cup water
- 2 bananas
- 1 cup frozen/fresh berries
- one tbsp flaxseed
- 1 mango
- 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
Note: If you are not a big fan of bananas, feel free to replace them with pears!
3. Green Beet Power Smoothie
This isn’t a smoothie that you’ll be drinking for enjoyment; it’s one that you’ll be drinking for the massive amounts of energy that comes along with it. So, grit your teeth, take a deep breath, and chug away. It probably won’t taste good, but it will carry you through your exercise regimen.
Note: If you want to give the smoothie a nicer taste, feel free to add dates! You will be amazed by the taste of the smoothie!
- 1 cup spinach
- 1/2 cup parsley
- 1 cup celery
- 2 beets
- 1 apple
- cayenne pepper
Pile all of the ingredients into the blender and blend it until smooth.
Comment down below if you’ve tried these smoothies and tell us how did they work for you! Enjoy!