This smoothie is really versatile. It is isotonic and will be absorbed by the body effectively. It supplies a good level of carbohydrates that give you energy and top up your reserves after exercise. It is also a great source of calcium, which is vital for healthy bones and strength. Bananas and mangoes also contain dietary fibers which ensure that this smoothie makes you feel full and satisfied.
- 1 large banana
- 1 large, ripe mango
- 150g yogurt
- 300ml pineapple juice
- Peel the banana and cut into slices.
- Freeze the banana pieces for at least 2 hours or overnight
- Peel the mango, remove the stone and cut the flesh into chunks
- Place all of the ingredients in the blender or food processor and mix until you have a smooth liquid
- Drink straight away.
For optimum recovery, you need around 20g of animal protein (milk, meat, fish, etc.) and carbohydrates (sugars from fruit).