5 Nutritious Smoothies For Athletes


1-Beet-Pineapple Booster


If you’re trying to loose weight, beet-pineapple works best as a fat burner, beets are packed with nitrates that help increase blood flow giving you all the elements you need for a pre-workout boost. Pineapple also contains bone-boosting manganese for better nutrition.


  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup apple (cored and quartered)
  • ¼ beet (scrubbed and sliced)
  • 2 tsp. of your whey pre-workout booster
  • ½ lemon sliced
  • 1 frozen banana (optional)


2- Strawberry Shortcake


For increasing muscle weight, go for this creamy, self-indulgent, deliciously healthy combination. Strawberries and bananas come with high antioxidants rich with potassium and fiber. Berries help in improving mood; you can also add oats for slow digestion to complete the nutrition you’d need. To treat yourself, add half a scoop of ice-scream.



  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 1⁄4 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1⁄2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 scoop of oats & whey, in vanilla 


3- Sunshine Energy Booster


For a fresh energy booster in the morning, try this tropical blend. Coconut water works best for a morning protein blast. Mango helps in reducing body fat and controlling blood sugar levels, and pineapple is rich with vitamin C, which reduces inflammation and blood clots.


  • ½ cup mango
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • ½ cup orange juice



4- Chocolate Blueberry


For chocolate lovers, you have the green light to drink this chocolate treat and help your muscles rebuild and grow without gaining weight. Blueberries come with high antioxidants that help control your exercise yet avoid any radical damage. Whey helps in delivering vital amino acids to your muscles in no time. Add dark cacao, which help in cell revitalizing to enhance growth of muscles. 


  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2/3 cup blueberries
  • 1 scoop chocolate whey protein
  • 1 tbsp. cacao powder
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 3-4 ice cubes


5- Almond Green Smoothie


This smoothie is rich in protein and acts as a meal replacement. Go for a whey protein or slow-digesting protein. Then add almond butter, to benefit from magnesium and potassium. Lastly, sprinkle some chia seeds for a fiber source that keeps you full for a longer time.



  • 1 1⁄4 cup cold water
  • 1 scoop of whey protein
  • 1 tbsp. smooth, unsalted almond butter
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1 tbsp. chia seed powder
  • 4 ice cubes 
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