4 Easy to Make Homemade Pre-Workout
Drinks to Fuel Your Muscles
Need the best pre-workout supplement? Skip those pricey pre-workout supplements, instead make your own fresh, natural and nourishing pre-workout drink. They are easy to prepare and loaded with nutrition and will keep the hunger pangs at bay after a tiring and long workout. Make sure to have a large steel sports bottle to carry along your juices or smoothies.
Here are some amazing pre-workout drinks recipes to get you started:
Cherries have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can help in relieving post-exercise injuries and quick muscle recovery. Adding lemonade makes it a refreshing pre-workout drink. To make this recipe, you need ½ cup chopped cherry, 1 tbsp honey, ½ cup lime juice and ¼ tbsp fennel seeds powder.
Put the cherries and little amount of water into a blender. Then pour it in a glass and add lime juice, honey and fennel seed powder. Stir it well before drinking.
Power Booster Orange Juice
Lime juice and orange are a perfect source of vitamin C. Grapes used in it contain natural sugar, thus providing you with the much-needed glucose to the body before working out. Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects, it improves the performance of the athletes. Have this drink 30 to 60 minutes before you hit the gym.
Take 1 cup chopped orange and ¼ cup green grapes into a blender and blend it well. Pour it into a glass and add 2 tbsp lime juice and ½ tbsp roasted cumin seeds. Stir it well and drink.
This energy drink is loaded with natural sugars and is rich in vitamin A and C. It works as a perfect electrolyte balancer. Have it 5 to 10 minutes before workout. To make this drink, you need 1 cup watermelon, 1 tbsp lime juice, 1 cup coconut water and a pinch of pink himalayn salt.
Put the watermelon into a blender, strain the seeds and blend well. Add lime juice, coconut water, and pink himalayan salt. Stir well and drink up.
Pomegranate Power Punch
Pomegranate juice is known for enhancing exercise performance and quick recovery after exercise. Consume it 30 minutes before you go to the gym to stay agile and active. To make this you drink you need 2 tbsp passionfruit pulp, ½ cup pomegranate.
Blend the passionfruit pulp and pomegranate in a blender, pour the mixture into a glass and add honey and mix well.
The market is flooded with numbers of fake pre-workout supplements, energy drinks, and all of them claim to give you a good energy boost through gym sessions. Instead of buying store-bought products, have some homemade pre-workout energy drinks at home. They are good for health as they contain less sugar, don’t contain more than 8% of carbohydrates, which helps in weight loss and sodium content is less too, which is good for people with hypertension. Therefore, it makes perfect sense to make your own pre-workout drinks at home.
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