Blend for Yourself

Three surefire recipes to supercharge your workout

Smoothies to supercharge your workout.     Photo: Maya Morenko/Shutterstock

PRE-WORKOUT ENERGY BOOST
Green Power
From endurance runner Scott Jurek and his book Eat & Run

1 banana
1/2 cup frozen or fresh mango or pineapple chunks
2 cups water
1 teaspoon spirulina powder
1/2 teaspoon miso paste

RECOVERY
Purplepatch Power Potion
From coach Matt Dixon of Purplepatch Fitness

1 kiwi
1/2 cup frozen or fresh mixed berries
1/2 avocado
1 cup kefir yogurt
1 cup pineapple juice
2 romaine lettuce leaves
1 tablespoon denatured-whey-protein powder

POST-WORKOUT JUMP-START
Olympic Elixir
From Terri Moreman, associate director of food and nutrition services for the United States Olympic Committee

1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup nonfat milk
1 cup strawberries
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 banana
1 cup water

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