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3 Post-Run Recovery Drinks for Trail Runners

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Vega Whole Food

Smoothie Infusion

$27.50 for 15 servings
www.myvega.com

  • Calories: 120
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Protein: 14 g
  • Sodium: 170 mg
  • Potassium: 170 mg
  • Magnesium: 25% RDA

Add this nutritious powder to your favorite smoothie recipe or juice to create a rejuvenating recovery drink rich in iron, fiber, electrolytes and essential fatty acids. All the ingredients are derived from raw, organic whole foods including wheat grass, spinach and other greens, ground flax seeds, brown rice
and many
more.

 

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Fluid

$30 for 16 servings
www.livefluid.com

(Tropical Escape flavor)

  • Calories: 128
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Sodium: 250 mg
  • Potassium 25 mg (the chocolate flavor has 125 mg)
  • Magnesium: 15% RDA

Fluid’s only-what-you-need, nothing-you-don’t recipe includes a mix of maltodextrin and fructose to give you a carbohydrate kick, combined with whey protein isolate and a 2500-milligram dose of powerful amino acid L-Glutamine.

 

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Rokit Fuel
Energy Mix

$27 for 12 servings
www.rokitfuel.com

(Pumpkin Chocolate flavor)

  • Calories: 230
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Sodium: 75 mg
  • Potassium 220 mg
  • Magnesium: 15% RDA

While not a drink per se, Rokit Fuel is a satiating and convenient recovery food inspired by the founder’s father’s home-made hot-cereal concoctions. Mix a little water or milk with the ground-up whole grains and seeds for a tasty meal. Available in four varieties.

 

This article appeared in our January 2011 issue.



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